Providence County, Rhode Island Genealogy

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

Revision as of 05:42, 17 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
  • Smithfield
Communities
  • Cumberland Hill
  • Greenville
  • Harrisville
  • Pascoag
  • Valley Falls
Villages
  • Chepachet
  • Esmond
  • Forestdale
  • Georgiaville
  • Glendale
  • Hanton City
  • Harmony
  • Lime Rock
  • Manville
  • Mountaindale
  • Primrose
  • Slatersville

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