Known originally by its Indian name (Pocasset), the town was renamed Portsmouth officially on the 12th day of May, 1639. There are senior apartments in Portsmouth and its immediate environs for elderly citizens who want to settle here.

Blenheim-Newport
303 Valley Road, Middletown, Rhode Island 02842
Atria Aquidneck Place
125 Quaker Hill Lane, Portsmouth, Rhode Island 02871