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There is no county government. The government is located at town and state levels.
- Named for George Washington, the American Revolutionary general, and first president of the United States.
- Washington County is more commonly known as "South County."
- Renamed Washington County 29 October 1781.
Places / Localities
- New Shoreham
- North Kingstown
- South Kingstown
- Hope Valley
- Narragansett Pier
- Point Judith
Kent | Newport | New London County, Connecticut | Suffolk County, New York
Societies and Libraries
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].