Charlestown is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. The population was 7,827 at the 2010 census. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 59.3 square miles (154 km2), of which, 36.8 square miles (95 km2) of it is land and 22.5 square miles (58 km2) of it (37.86%) is water.
Parks and recreation:
Charlestown has a number of different recreational activities, such as basketball, soccer, little league baseball, and football. After sixth grade, school-sponsored sports are offered at the Chariho Regional District Middle and High School. Ninigret Park, the former site of Charlestown NAAS, resides in Charlestown. It is a popular place for recreational sports games. There is also an observatory and wildlife refuge within the park. This area is also used for a majority of the large events such as the Seafood Festival and Big Apple Circus.
National Historic Places in Charlestown:
District Schoolhouse No. 2 (1838)
Foster Cove Archeological Site
Historic Village of the Narragansetts in Charlestown