Bristol, Rhode Island

Bristol: Town in Rhode Island


Bristol is a town located in the county of Bristol in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. Its population at the 2010 census was 22,954 and a population density of 1,114 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 21,866 inhabitants.

The town was created 344 years ago in 1679.

Bristol locator map
Location of Bristol on Rhode Island map.

Quick Facts about Bristol

Population : 21,866 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Rhode Island (United States)
County : Bristol County
Postal code : 02809
Phone Area Codes : 401
Area : 20.6 km2
Named for : Bristol
Altitude : 131 feet / 40 meters
Capital city : Bristol is capital of Bristol County
Establishment : January 01, 1680 (344 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 14:43:46 (23rd February 2024)
Density : 1,061 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.98% (2010-2020)
Bristol harbor image
Bristol harbor
Bristol harbor image


Bristol is located at 41°40'37"N 71°15'58"W (41.6770500, -71.2661600).

Bristol map


According to census records, the population of Bristol decreased by 4.98% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 22,954 - census
2011 22,328 -2.8% estimation process
2012 22,364 0.16% estimation process
2013 22,369 0.02% estimation process
2014 22,307 -0.28% estimation process
2015 22,346 0.17% estimation process
2016 22,179 -0.75% estimation process
2017 22,182 0.01% estimation process
2018 22,125 -0.26% estimation process
2019 21,915 -0.96% estimation process
2020 21,866 -0.22% estimation process

Bristol zip code is 02809. County name: Bristol, County fips: 44001

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People born in Bristol (34)

People born in Bristol, including professional golfer Billy Andrade, politician Benjamin Bourne, politician Byron Diman, .


Schools in Bristol

College & universities near Bristol, RI

Code Name City ZIP
217518 Roger Williams University Bristol (RI) 02809-2921
409616 Roger Williams University School of Law Bristol (RI) 02809-5171
165750 Rob Roy Academy-Fall River Fall River (MA) 02720-3445
165608 Diman Regional Technical Institute Fall River (MA) 02723
165033 Bristol Community College Fall River (MA) 02720-7395

Stations (17)

Amtrak & bus stations near Bristol, RI

Code Name Address Type
PVD Providence station 100 Gaspee Street RAIL
KIN Kingston station 1 Railroad Avenue RAIL
WLY Westerly station 14 Railroad Avenue RAIL
RTE Route 128 station 50 University Ave RAIL
FOX Foxwoods Casino, Connecticut 39 Norwich Westerley Rd. BUS

Post offices near Bristol

Post Office Name City ZIP
Bristol Post Office Bristol (RI) 02809
Portsmouth Post Office Portsmouth (RI) 02871
Warren Post Office Warren (RI) 02885
Tiverton Post Office Tiverton (RI) 02878
South Post Office Fall River (MA) 02724

Other places with the same name (16)

  • Bristol , Connecticut The most populous city in Hartford County, Connecticut. It is located on the Connecticut River in central Connecticut. Bristol is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Bristol Historical Society and the Bristol Arts Center. with a population of 59,734 people.
  • Bristol , Pennsylvania The most populous city in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. It is located on the Delaware River in eastern Pennsylvania. Bristol is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Bristol Historical Society and the Bristol Riverside Theatre. with a population of 53,311 people.
  • Bristol , Illinois township in Kendall County, Illinois with a population of 30,486 people.
  • Bristol , Tennessee city in Tennessee with a population of 27,142 people.
  • Bristol , Virginia independent city in Virginia, United States with a population of 17,329 people.
  • Bristol , Wisconsin village in Kenosha County, Wisconsin with a population of 5,145 people.
  • Bristol , Vermont town in the United States with a population of 3,838 people.
  • Bristol , New Hampshire town in New Hampshire with a population of 3,156 people.
  • Bristol , Maine town in Maine, United States with a population of 2,796 people.
  • Bristol , Ohio township in Morgan County, Ohio with a population of 2,747 people.
  • Bristol , New York city in Ontario County, New York, United States of America with a population of 2,226 people.
  • Bristol , Indiana town in Indiana with a population of 1,697 people.
  • Bristol , Florida city in and the county seat of Liberty County, Florida, United States with a population of 977 people.
  • Bristol , Minnesota township in Fillmore County, Minnesota with a population of 416 people.
  • Bristol , South Dakota city in Day County, South Dakota, United States with a population of 57 people.

Other cities in Bristol County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Bristol County , RI.

City Name Population Title
Barrington 16,015 Village in Cook County and Lake County, Illinois, United States
Warren 10,469 Town in Bristol County, Rhode Island, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Bristol distances to largest Rhode Island cities