West Warwick is a town with an area of about 20 sq. kms., located at a height of about 120 ft. from the ground level. West Warwick is situated on the western bank of the Pawtuxet river. A number of small villages are located within the area of the town. There is a high school which serves the student community in the area. Other economic activities are centered around agriculture, related trade and other business activities. Regional tourism is also an important part of the local economy.