Tiverton, Rhode Island is a town located in Newport County, Rhode Island. It is located on the eastern shore of Narragansett Bay, and is part of the Providence metropolitan area. The population of Tiverton, as of the 2010 census, was 15,780. The town was incorporated in 1694 and is known for its rich history and beautiful scenery. Tiverton is home to many historical sites, beaches, parks, and hiking trails. Popular attractions include Fort Barton Park, Fogland Beach, and the Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge. Other popular activities include fishing, kayaking, and bird watching.