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*Created 11 June 1759 from the [[Providence Plantations|Providence Plantations]]. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&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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'''11 June 1759:''' Created from the [[Providence Plantations|Providence Plantations]]. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 19:01, 18 February 2009

United States > Rhode Island > Kent County
showing locations of counties and towns

County Courthouse

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

History

  • Named for County of Kent, England.

Parent County

11 June 1759: Created from the Providence Plantations. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

City: Warwick

Towns: Coventry | East Greenwich | West Greenwich | West Warwick

Village: Greene

Neighboring Counties

Bristol | Providence | Washington | Connecticut counties: New London | Windham

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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