New Shoreham (Town)
Incorporated in 1672 as the only town on the island of Block Island,
New Shoreham is the smallest town in the smallest state in the United
7 miles long and 3 miles wide, Block Island is shaped like a pork chop
and covers 7000 acres.
Atlantic Ocean, about 12 miles from the Rhode Island coastline.
Approximately 1000 year round residents, 15,000 to 20,000 seasonal
visitors a day.
365 fresh water ponds, one for every day of the year.
300-400 miles of man made stonewalls.
32 miles of trails.
Over 43% of the Island is preserved open space.
Block Island school has approximately 130 students in grades K-12.
For detailed information please visit the the Town website at: www.new-shoreham.com