Little Compton, Newport County, Rhode Island

Little Compton: Town in Newport County, Rhode Island, United States


Little Compton is a town located in the county of Newport in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,492 and a population density of 121 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,462 inhabitants.

The town was created 364 years ago in 1658.

Quick Facts about Little Compton

Population : 3,462 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Rhode Island (United States)
County : Newport County
Postal code : 02837
Phone Area Codes : 401
Area : 28.9 km2
Altitude : 82 feet / 25 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1659 (364 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 22:26:33 (6th June 2023)
Density : 120 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.87% (2010-2020)
Little Compton locator map
Location of Little Compton on Rhode Island map.
View from Sakonnet Harbor image
View from Sakonnet Harbor
View from Sakonnet Harbor image


Little Compton is located at 41°30'36"N 71°10'16"W (41.5101000, -71.1711600).

Little Compton map


According to census records, the population of Little Compton decreased by 0.87% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,492 - census
2011 3,493 0.03% estimation process
2012 3,491 -0.06% estimation process
2013 3,514 0.65% estimation process
2014 3,519 0.14% estimation process
2015 3,511 -0.23% estimation process
2016 3,506 -0.14% estimation process
2017 3,499 -0.2% estimation process
2018 3,482 -0.49% estimation process
2019 3,474 -0.23% estimation process
2020 3,462 -0.35% estimation process

Little Compton zip code is 02837. County name: Newport, County fips: 44005

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People born in Little Compton (3)

People born in Little Compton, including actress and comedian Arden Myrin, politician Isaac Wilbour, politician James F. Simmons, .


Schools in Little Compton

College & universities near Little Compton, RI

Code Name City ZIP
217536 Salve Regina University Newport (RI) 02840-4192

Stations (14)

Amtrak & bus stations near Little Compton, RI

Code Name Address Type
KIN Kingston station 1 Railroad Avenue RAIL
PVD Providence station 100 Gaspee Street RAIL
WLY Westerly station 14 Railroad Avenue RAIL
FOX Foxwoods Casino, Connecticut 39 Norwich Westerley Rd. BUS
MYS Mystic station 2 Roosevelt Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Little Compton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Little Compton Post Office Little Compton (RI) 02837

Other cities in Newport County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Newport County , RI.

City Name Population Title
Newport 24,412 City in and county seat of Newport County, Rhode Island, United States
Portsmouth 17,108 Town in Newport County, Rhode Island, USA
Middletown 15,803 Town in Rhode Island
Tiverton 15,569 Town in Newport County, Rhode Island, United States
Jamestown 5,482 Town in Rhode Island, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Little Compton distances to largest Rhode Island cities