Washington County, Rhode Island

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Rhode Island|Rhode Island]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Washington County'' [[Image:Ri-towns.gif|thumb|right|500px]]  
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| county = Washington County
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| state = Rhode Island
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| founded year = 1729
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| founded date = June 3
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
*Formed in 3 June 1729 as Kings County from part of [[Providence Plantations|Providence Plantations]]. <ref>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
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*Formed in 3 June 1729 as Kings County from part of [[Providence Plantations|Providence Plantations]]. <ref>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
  
 
*Renamed Washington County 29 October 1781.
 
*Renamed Washington County 29 October 1781.
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=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
 
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=== Church  ===
 
=== Church  ===
  
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== Websites  ==
 
== Websites  ==
  
*[http://theusgenweb.org/ri/washington/index.html The Washington County RIGenWeb Project], an member of [[RIGenWeb|The RIGenWeb Project]]
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*[http://theusgenweb.org/ri/washington/index.html The Washington County RIGenWeb Project], an member of [[RIGenWeb|The RIGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ri/washington.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Washington County.  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ri/washington.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Washington County.  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ri/washington.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Washington County. (backup site)  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ri/washington.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Washington County. (backup site)  
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Revision as of 04:35, 17 November 2010

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Washington County, Rhode Island
Map
Map of Rhode Island highlighting Washington County
Location in the state of Rhode Island
Map of the U.S. highlighting Rhode Island
Location of Rhode Island in the U.S.
Facts
Founded June 3, 1729
County Seat
Courthouse

Contents

County Courthouse

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

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Washington County, Rhode Island
  • Named for George Washington, the American Revolutionary general, and first president of the United States.
  • Washington County is more commonly known as "South County."

Parent County

  • Renamed Washington County 29 October 1781.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

History

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].