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=== Vital Records  ===
 
=== Vital Records  ===
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Vital Records Office
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4800 Tower Hill Road
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Wakefield, RI 02879
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Tel. # 401-841-8350
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Note: Colonial records: contact the town clerk's office in the town where the event occured.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==

Revision as of 21:49, 27 December 2011

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Washington County, Rhode Island
Map
Map of Rhode Island highlighting Washington County
Location in the state of Rhode Island
Map of the U.S. highlighting Rhode Island
Location of Rhode Island in the U.S.
Facts
Founded June 3, 1729
County Seat
Courthouse


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: Washington County, Rhode Island
  • Named for George Washington, the American Revolutionary general, and first president of the United States.
  • Washington County is more commonly known as "South County."

Parent County

  • Renamed Washington County 29 October 1781.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

  • Lost census: 1890

Places / Localities

Clickable Town Map

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Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

History

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Vital Records Office

4800 Tower Hill Road

Wakefield, RI 02879

Tel. # 401-841-8350

Note: Colonial records: contact the town clerk's office in the town where the event occured.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Websites

References

  1. WorldCat 50140092 FHL Collection Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)
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