Harrisville is a census-designated place (CDP) and village in the town of Burrillville in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States. The population was 1,605 at the 2010 census. Much of the community composes a historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The village was named after nineteenth century manufacturer, Andrew Harris. Previously, the village was named Rhodesville, after Captain William Rhodes, an eighteenth century privateer.
Harrisville is located at 41°58′7″N 71°40′48″W (41.968481, -71.680011).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.2 km2 (0.9 mi2). 2.1 km2 (0.8 mi2) of it is land and 0.1 km2 (0.04 mi2) of it (3.53%) is water.
At the 2000 census there were 1,561 people, 655 households, and 417 families in the CDP. The population density was 744.1/km2 (1,923.5/mi2). There were 677 housing units at an average density of 322.7/km2 (834.2/mi2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.72% White, 0.13% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.06% Asian, 0.51% from other races, and 0.45% from two or more races.