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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Rhode Island|Rhode Island]] > Providence County''
== History and Tidbits  ==
 
  
Formed in 1703 as Providence Plantations County. Renamed Providence County 16 June 1729. Named for the Divine Providence.
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
=== Cities  ===
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There is no county government. The government is located at town and state levels.
  
=== Unicorporated Communities ===
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== History ==
  
=== County Government Site  ===
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*Formed in 1703 as Providence Plantations County.
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*Renamed Providence County 16 June 1729. Named for the Divine Providence.
  
There is no county government.
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==== Parent County  ====
  
== Neighboring Counties ==
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
== Resources ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
=== Cemeteries ===
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[[Bristol_County,_Rhode_Island|Bristol ]]| [[Kent_County,_Rhode_Island|Kent ]]| [[Windham_County,_Connecticut|Windham County]], Connecticut | [[Bristol_County,_Massachusetts|Bristol County]], Massachusetts | [[Norfolk_County,_Massachusetts|Norfolk County]], Massachusetts | [[Worcester_County,_Massachusetts|Worcester County]], Massachusetts
  
== Genealogy and History Websites ==
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Church  ====
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==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Maps  ====
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==== Military  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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== Cities: Towns, Villages, Communties  ==
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*Cities: Central Falls . Cranston . East Providence . Pawtucket . Providence . Woonsocket
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*Towns: Burrillville . Cumberland . Foster . Glocester . Johnston . Lincoln . North Providence . North Smithfield . Scituate
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*Villages: Chepachet . Esmond . Forestdale . Georgiaville . Glendale . Hanton City . Harmony . Lime Rock . Manville . Mountaindale . Primrose . Slatersville
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*Communities: Cumberland Hill . Greenville . Harrisville . Pascoag . Valley Falls
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== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=184475&subject_disp=Rhode+Island%2C+Providence&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] catalog for Providence County
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*[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]].
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== References  ==
  
[[Portal:Rhode Island]]
 
 
[[Category:Providence_County,_Rhode_Island]]
 
[[Category:Providence_County,_Rhode_Island]]

Revision as of 04:09, 18 August 2008

United States > Rhode Island > Providence County

County Courthouse

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

History

  • Formed in 1703 as Providence Plantations County.
  • Renamed Providence County 16 June 1729. Named for the Divine Providence.

Parent County

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Bristol | Kent | Windham County, Connecticut | Bristol County, Massachusetts | Norfolk County, Massachusetts | Worcester County, Massachusetts

Record Loss

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Cities: Towns, Villages, Communties

  • Cities: Central Falls . Cranston . East Providence . Pawtucket . Providence . Woonsocket
  • Towns: Burrillville . Cumberland . Foster . Glocester . Johnston . Lincoln . North Providence . North Smithfield . Scituate
  • Villages: Chepachet . Esmond . Forestdale . Georgiaville . Glendale . Hanton City . Harmony . Lime Rock . Manville . Mountaindale . Primrose . Slatersville
  • Communities: Cumberland Hill . Greenville . Harrisville . Pascoag . Valley Falls

Web Sites

References