🇺🇸 Chepachet is a village in the town of Glocester in the north-western part of the U.S. state of Rhode Island. It is centered at the intersection of U.S. Route 44 (a.k.a. Putnam Pike) and Rhode Island Route 102 (also known as Victory Highway and Chopmist Hill Road). Chepachet's ZIP code is 02814.
"Chepachet" was originally inhabited by the Pequot and Nipmuc natives; the name means "where rivers meet". Leading up to the American Revolution, the area was a hotbed for supporters of independence, and the Gloucester Light Infantry was founded in the Chepachet in 1774. During the Revolutionary War Loyalists from Newport were exiled near Chepachet, including Thomas Vernon.
Economy The village has many local shops and businesses including: • Brown & Hopkins General Store • Dino's Park & Shop • Tavern on Main • Trish Hampton Dog Boutique • Village Bean Cafe • White Rock Motel.
Chepachet has a population of over 1,675 people. Chepachet also forms part of the wider Glocester town which has a population of over 9,974 people. It is also a part of the larger Providence County.