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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Rhode Island|Rhode Island]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Providence County'' [[Image:Ri-towns.gif|thumb|right|500px]]  
  
 
== 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|Providence County, Rhode Island}}
  
 
Named for the Divine Providence.  
 
Named for the Divine Providence.  
  
'''16 June 1729:''' Renamed Providence County. <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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'''16 June 1729:''' Renamed Providence County. <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>  
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1703:''' Formed as Providence Plantations County. <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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'''1703:''' Formed as Providence Plantations County.
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
==== Record Loss ====
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==== Record Loss ====
  
== Places / Localities  ==
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{{Providence County, Rhode Island}}
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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== Resources ==
 
 
===== Cities  =====
 
 
 
{| width="70%" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
 
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*Central Falls
 
*Cranston
 
 
 
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*East Providence
 
*Pawtucket
 
 
 
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*[[Providence, Rhode Island|Providence]]
 
*Woonsocket
 
 
 
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===== Towns  =====
 
 
 
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*Burrillville
 
*Cumberland
 
*Foster
 
*Glocester
 
 
 
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*Johnston
 
*Lincoln
 
*North Providence
 
 
 
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*North Smithfield
 
*Scituate
 
*Smithfield
 
 
 
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===== Communities =====
 
 
 
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*Cumberland Hill
 
*Greenville
 
 
 
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*Harrisville
 
*Pascoag
 
 
 
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*Valley Falls
 
  
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=== Archives and Libraries ===
  
===== Villages =====
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=== Cemeteries ===
  
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=== Church History and Records (Rural)  ===
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*Chepachet
 
*Esmond
 
*Forestdale
 
*Georgiaville
 
  
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=== Court  ===
*Glendale
 
*Hanton City
 
*Harmony
 
*Lime Rock
 
  
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=== Land  ===
*Manville
 
*Mountaindale
 
*Primrose
 
*Slatersville
 
  
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=== History  ===
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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=== Maps ===
  
[[Bristol County, Rhode Island|Bristol ]]| [[Kent County, Rhode Island|Kent ]]| [[Windham County, Connecticut|Windham County]], Connecticut | '''Massachusetts '''counties: [[Bristol County, Massachusetts|Bristol]] | [[Norfolk County, Massachusetts|Norfolk]] | [[Worcester County, Massachusetts|Worcester]]
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=== Military History and Records  ===
  
== Resources ==
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=== Newspapers ===
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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=== Probate ===
  
==== Church History & Records (Rural) ====
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=== Taxation  ===
  
==== Court ====
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=== Vital Records ===
  
==== Land ====
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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== Websites ==
 
 
==== Maps  ====
 
 
 
==== Military  ====
 
 
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
 
 
==== Probate  ====
 
 
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
 
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
 
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
 
 
== Web Sites ==
 
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~riprovid/ The Providence County RIGenWeb Project], an member of [[RIGenWeb|The RIGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~riprovid/ The Providence County RIGenWeb Project], an member of [[RIGenWeb|The RIGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ri/providence.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Providence County.  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ri/providence.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Providence County.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=184475&subject_disp=Rhode+Island%2C+Providence&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library catalog for Providence County
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=184475 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library catalog for Providence County
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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{{reflist}}
  
 
[[Category:Providence_County,_Rhode_Island]]
 
[[Category:Providence_County,_Rhode_Island]]

Revision as of 04:38, 4 May 2010

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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: Providence County, Rhode Island

Named for the Divine Providence.

16 June 1729: Renamed Providence County. [1]

Parent County

1703: Formed as Providence Plantations County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Archives and Libraries

Cemeteries

Church History and Records (Rural)

Court

Land

History

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate

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].