Providence County, Rhode Island

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== Places / Localities  ==
 
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*'''Cities''': Central Falls . Cranston . East Providence . Pawtucket . Providence . Woonsocket  
 
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*'''Communities''': Cumberland Hill . Greenville . Harrisville . Pascoag . Valley Falls
 
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[[Bristol County, Rhode Island|Bristol ]]| [[Kent County, Rhode Island|Kent ]]| [[Windham County, Connecticut|Windham County]], Connecticut | '''Massachusetts '''counties: [[Bristol County, Massachusetts|Bristol]] | [[Norfolk County, Massachusetts|Norfolk]] | [[Worcester County, Massachusetts|Worcester]]
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[[Bristol County, Rhode Island|Bristol ]]| [[Kent County, Rhode Island|Kent ]]| [[Windham County, Connecticut|Windham County]], Connecticut | '''Massachusetts '''counties: [[Bristol County, Massachusetts|Bristol]] | [[Norfolk County, Massachusetts|Norfolk]] | [[Worcester County, Massachusetts|Worcester]]  
  
 
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Revision as of 16:38, 10 September 2008

United States > Rhode Island > Providence County
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Contents

County Courthouse

There is no county government. The government is located at town and state levels.

History

  • Formed in 1703 as Providence Plantations County.
  • Renamed Providence County 16 June 1729. Named for the Divine Providence.

Parent County

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

  • Cities: Central Falls . Cranston . East Providence . Pawtucket . Providence . Woonsocket
  • Towns: Burrillville . Cumberland . Foster . Glocester . Johnston . Lincoln . North Providence . North Smithfield . Scituate
  • Villages: Chepachet . Esmond . Forestdale . Georgiaville . Glendale . Hanton City . Harmony . Lime Rock . Manville . Mountaindale . Primrose . Slatersville
  • Communities: Cumberland Hill . Greenville . Harrisville . Pascoag . Valley Falls

Neighboring Counties

Bristol | Kent | Windham County, Connecticut | Massachusetts counties: Bristol | Norfolk | Worcester

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References