Location: West side of entrance to Narragansett Bay.
Nearest town: Narragansett
41 21 42 N
71 28 54 W
Accessibility: The grounds are open during the day,
but the lighthouse is not open to the public. Click here for a map of the area.
NOTE: As of April 2013, the gate to Coast Guard Station Point Judith is
locked and the grounds are off limits due to construction and damage
from winter storms. It isn't known when the grounds will reopen.
Station established: 1810; Present lighthouse built:
1857; Automated: 1954
Construction material: Brownstone
Height of tower: 51 feet; Height of focal plane: 65 feet
Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation
Original optic: Fourth order Fresnel (1857); Present
optic: Fourth order Fresnel (1857)
Characteristic: White light; 5 seconds on, 2 seconds off,
2 seconds on, 2 seconds off, 2 on, 2 seconds off.
Fog signal: One blast every 15 seconds
Other buildings still standing: 1917 oil house, 1923 fog
signal building, 1939 radio beacon building