Welcome to Cranston


Mayor Kenneth J. Hopkins

Ranked 3rd in the northeast, and 24th out of the 100 cities recognized overall in 2023 by Livability.com, as America's 50 Best Cities to Live as selected by Fortune Magazine in 2023, and by 24/7 Wall Street in 2015, Cranston is home to over 82,000 residents.

Cranston is the second largest City in the State of Rhode Island and home to two of our State's premier shopping and dining centers - Garden City Center and Chapel View. Being a vibrant suburban community, Cranston also boasts of rural areas on the western side of the City and a shoreline on beautiful Narragansett Bay to the east.


 Izzy is always ready to greet constituents at Cranston City Hall.