Washington County, Rhode Island Genealogy

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== History and Tidbits ==
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== History and Tidbits ==
Formed in 3 June 1729 as Kings County from part of Providence Plantations. Renamed Washington County in 29 October 1781. Washington County is more commonly known as "South County"
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Formed in 3 June 1729 as Kings County from part of Providence Plantations. Renamed Washington County in 29 October 1781. Washington County is more commonly known as "South County." Named for George Washington, the American Revolutionary general, and first president of the United States.
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=== Cities  ===
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=== Unicorporated Communities ===
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=== County Government Site  ===
  
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There is no county government.
 
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Revision as of 07:08, 6 May 2008

Contents

History and Tidbits

Formed in 3 June 1729 as Kings County from part of Providence Plantations. Renamed Washington County in 29 October 1781. Washington County is more commonly known as "South County." Named for George Washington, the American Revolutionary general, and first president of the United States.

Cities

Unicorporated Communities

County Government Site

There is no county government.

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Genealogy and History Websites

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