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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[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  
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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  
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====

Revision as of 08:31, 24 August 2008

United States > Rhode Island > Providence County
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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