Providence County, Rhode Island Genealogy

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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=184475&subject_disp=Rhode+Island%2C+Providence&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] catalog for Providence County  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~riprovid/ The Providence County RIGenWeb Project], an member of [[RIGenWeb|The RIGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ri/providence.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Providence County.
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=184475&subject_disp=Rhode+Island%2C+Providence&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library catalog for Providence County
  
 
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[[Category:Providence_County,_Rhode_Island]]
 
[[Category:Providence_County,_Rhode_Island]]

Revision as of 05:45, 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