Kingston is a village and a census-designated place in the town of South Kingstown. This is part of Washington county, which is part of the Providence-New Bedford-Fall River Metro Area. Kingston Village Historic District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. 1.57 square miles is the land area. The village was established in the early nineteenth century. The main campus of the University of Rhode Island is located here.
Educational services are the major contributors to the local economy. Other companies include American Power Conversion and the Arnold Lumber Company.
The cost of living here is 48.80% higher than the country average.
This place gets about 49 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation is 118. Snowfall is about 31 inches annually.