Warren, R.I., is located on the Massachusetts-Rhode Island border just 12 miles southeast of Providence. According to the town's website, Warren is the perfect place to "discover the unexpected pleasures of exploring waters less traveled," which gives the town an idyllic, charming identity. With a population of approximately 11,000 residents, Warren remains one of the best places in the state to enjoy the scenic surroundings of life on the East Bay. Search for Warren apartments for rent, and find a new home in southern New England.
Founded in the 1740s, Warren was settled along the Narragansett Bay and named to honor Admiral Sir Peter Warren, a British naval hero. The town's first inhabitants were well known for their prosperous whaling port and shipbuilding industry. Today, Warren is still very connected to the water, as residents spend a lot of time out on the Bay. The town is known for maintaining the quaint, easygoing nature found throughout the state and attracts many artistic couples who love fresh food, unique shopping and personal expression. Residents can live in Warren apartments to take advantage of the tranquility of New England without paying high living expenses. The town's cost of living index of 97.9 is just below the national average.
The 2nd Story Theatre is located in Warren and entices local residents with vibrant performances. The venue usually hosts more than one show at any given time, allowing theater-goers to revel in a variety of shows throughout the year. The Touisset Marsh Wildlife Refuge is also in the area and gives people here easy accessibility to towering forests, beautiful salt marsh overlooks and field of flowers that attract numerous species of butterflies.
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