Adamsville is a village in Newport County, Rhode Island. It is of considerable historical importance, and is part of Little Compton, as well as the Providence-New Bedford-Fall River Metro Area. The village was settled during the late seventeenth century, during King Phillip's War.
Prominent local attractions include Gray's Store, established in 1788, which claims to be the oldest operating general store in the country. Another notable feature is the "Spite Tower" found here. The cost of living here is 58.90% higher than the country average.
This place gets about 45 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation is 118. Snowfall is about 22 inches annually.