Cranston Apartments for Rent(show city information)
The third largest city in the state of Rhode Island, Cranston is heavily populated in the east along the shoreline of Narragansett Bay, but remains largely rural in the west. Situated in Providence county near Providence, Rhode Island, rental apartments in Cranston are convenient to business, nightlife, and culture in this metropolitan area.
Once known as Pawtuxet (“Little Falls”), Cranston is home to one of New England’s oldest communities, Pawtuxet Village, dating back to 1638. This historic district features several preserved colonial structures mixed in with modern shops and businesses. In addition, two of the state’s top shopping centers are located in Cranston — Garden City and Chapel View.
A city on the bay is a haven for boaters, but auto enthusiasts are happy here, as well. The first auto race track in the country, Narragansett, opened in 1886. For apartment renters, Cranston truly has something for everyone.