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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Rhode Island|Rhode Island]] > Kent County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Rhode Island|Rhode Island]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Kent County''  
  
 
:''This article is about a county in the state of Rhode Island. For other uses, see [[Kent (disambiguation)]].''
 
:''This article is about a county in the state of Rhode Island. For other uses, see [[Kent (disambiguation)]].''
  
[[Image:Ri-towns.gif|thumb|right|500px|showing locations of counties and towns]]  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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There is no county government. The government is located at town and state levels.  
 
There is no county government. The government is located at town and state levels.  
  
== History ==
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== Quick Facts ==
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{{Wikipedia|Kent_County, Rhode Island}}
  
 
Named for County of [[Kent|Kent]], [[England|England]].  
 
Named for County of [[Kent|Kent]], [[England|England]].  
 
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kent_County,_Rhode_Island Wikipedia]
 
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''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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'''11 June 1759:''' Created from the [[Providence Plantations|Providence Plantations]]. <ref>[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>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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{{Kent County, Rhode Island}}
  
'''City''': [[Warwick, Rhode Island|Warwick]]
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== Resources ==
 
 
'''Towns''': [[Coventry, Rhode Island|Coventry]] | [[East Greenwich, Rhode Island|East Greenwich]] | [[West Greenwich, Rhode Island|West Greenwich]] | [[West Warwick, Rhode Island|West Warwick]]
 
 
 
'''Village''': [[Greene, Rhode Island|Greene]]
 
 
 
==== Neighboring Counties ====
 
 
 
[[Bristol County, Rhode Island|Bristol ]]| [[Providence County, Rhode Island|Providence ]]| [[Washington County, Rhode Island|Washington ]]| '''Connecticut '''counties: [[New London County, Connecticut|New London]] | [[Windham County, Connecticut|Windham]]
 
  
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=== Archives and Libraries ===
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Land  ====
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=== Land  ===
  
==== Local Histories ====
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=== History ===
  
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=== Military History and Records ===
  
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=== Probate Records ===
  
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=== Taxation  ===
  
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=== Vital Records  ===
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rikent2/ The Kent County RIGenWeb Project], an member of [[RIGenWeb|The RIGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rikent2/ The Kent County RIGenWeb Project], an member of [[RIGenWeb|The RIGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ri/kent.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Kent County.  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ri/kent.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Kent County.  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ri/kent.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Kent County. (backup site)  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ri/kent.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Kent County. (backup site)  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=184442&subject_disp=Rhode+Island%2C+Kent&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library Catalog for Kent County
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=184442 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library Catalog for Kent County
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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[[Category:Kent_County,_Rhode_Island]]
 
[[Category:Kent_County,_Rhode_Island]]

Revision as of 03:51, 4 May 2010

United States Gotoarrow.png Rhode Island Gotoarrow.png Kent County

This article is about a county in the state of Rhode Island. For other uses, see Kent (disambiguation).
Ri-towns.gif

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: Kent_County, Rhode Island

Named for County of Kent, England.

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Resources

Archives and Libraries

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

History

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References

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