Washington County, Rhode Island

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*'''Towns''': Charlestown . Exeter . Hopkinton . Narragansett . New Shoreham . North Kingstown . Richmond . South Kingstown . Westerly
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===== Towns =====
*'''Villages''': Alton . Kingston . Point Judith . Quonochontaug . Saunderstown . Watch Hill . Wickford
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*'''Communities''': Ashaway . Bradford . Hope Valley . Narragansett Pier . Wakefield-Peacedale . Westerly
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*Narragansett  
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*New Shoreham  
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*North Kingstown
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*Richmond  
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*South Kingstown  
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*Westerly
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*Hope Valley  
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*Westerly
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*Alton
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====

Revision as of 05:54, 17 September 2008

United States > Rhode Island > Washington County
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Contents

County Courthouse

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

History

  • 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

  • Formed in 3 June 1729 as Kings County from part of Providence Plantations.
  • Renamed Washington County 29 October 1781.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Towns
  • Charlestown
  • Exeter
  • Hopkinton
  • Narragansett
  • New Shoreham
  • North Kingstown
  • Richmond
  • South Kingstown
  • Westerly
Communities
  • Ashaway
  • Bradford
  • Hope Valley
  • Narragansett Pier
  • Wakefield-Peacedale
  • Westerly
Villages
  • Alton
  • Kingston
  • Point Judith
  • Quonochontaug
  • Saunderstown
  • Watch Hill
  • Wickford

Neighboring Counties

Kent | Newport | New London County, Connecticut | Suffolk County, New York

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References