New & Future Residents

Welcome to the Town of Bristol! Whether you are considering a move to Bristol, or simply thinking about a visit, you will not be disappointed. Bristol is a picturesque seaside community in the heart of New England. It has a vibrant downtown district, scenic roadways, world-class recreation amenities, historical sites, and easy access to nearby metros including Providence and Boston.

Bristolians are known for their national pride and commitment to civic service. Bristol is the proud home of America’s Oldest 4th of July Celebration.

To learn more about Bristol, please feel free to explore the resources on the Town website. For additional assistance, the staff at Bristol Town Hall are happy to help. We hope to see you around town soon!

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Pay Taxes, Court Tickets & Fees Online.

Can’t Find What You Need?

This directory is a listing of top-visited services and pages on This is not a comprehensive list of all Town services. To speak with a Town representative, please call (401) 253-7000.

Bristol Town Beach
Public Facilities
Maritime Center
Public Facilities
Community Center
Bristol-Warren Regional Schools
Roger Williams University
Town Marina
High Speed Ferry
Public Facilities
Rogers Free Library

Contact Us

Address: 10 Court Street, Bristol, RI 02809
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday | 8:00AM – 4:00PM