Ashaway is a census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Hopkinton in Washington County, Rhode Island. It is an unincorporated area, which is part of the Providence-New Bedford-Fall River Metro Area. It has a total area of 2.4 square miles. 0.04 square miles of the area is water, and the rest is land.
Manufacturing, construction, real estate and rental and leasing are the major commercial activities here. Ashaway Elementary School is the local public school. The closest hospital is Southampton Hospital, located about 49 miles away in Southampton, New York. The cost of living here is 24.80% 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 38 inches annually.