Carolina is a village straddling the towns of Charlestown and Richmond, in Washington County, Rhode Island. It is located on the Pawcatuck River. The village is identified as a Census designated place (CDP) from 2010. The village was established during the early nineteenth century. It was initially called "Carolina Mills", and the name was changed in 1879.
Tourism is popular here. The National Register of Historic Places listed the Carolina Village Historic District in 1974, for its architecture of Greek Revival, Italianate, and Queen Anne styles. 71 properties over an area of 115 acres fall within the district, which includes a mill. The cost of living here is 31.00% 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.