Kent County is located in the northeastern corner of Rhode Island, bordered by Connecticut on the west and Massachusetts on the east. It is the smallest county in the state, with a population of just 16,818 in 2019. The county seat is East Greenwich. The county is made up of small towns, villages and rural areas, including Exeter, West Greenwich, Coventry, East Greenwich, North Kingstown, and Westerly. The main industries in the county are agriculture, manufacturing, and services. The main attractions in the county are Gilbert Stuart Birthplace and Museum, the Hopkinton State Fair, the Charlestown Breachway, and the Watch Hill Lighthouse. There are also a number of parks, beaches and nature reserves, including Burlingame State Park, Arcadia Management Area, and Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge.