Providence County, Rhode Island Genealogy
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- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
There is no county government. The government is located at town and state levels.
- Formed in 1703 as Providence Plantations County.
- Renamed Providence County 16 June 1729. Named for the Divine Providence.
Places / Localities
- 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
Societies and Libraries
- FamilySearch.org catalog for Providence County
- The Providence County RIGenWeb Project, an member of The RIGenWeb Project, an affiliate of The USGenWeb Project.