Charlestown Washington County, Rhode Island

Charlestown: Neighborhood (former town) of Boston, Massachusetts, United States

About

Charlestown is a town located in the county of Washington in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,827. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 7,836 inhabitants.

The town was created 394 years ago in 1627.

Charlestown Quick Facts

Population : 7,836 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Rhode Island (United States)
County : Washington County
Postal code : 02129
Altitude : 16 feet / 5 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1628 (394 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 21:38:47 (18th May 2022)
Population growth : 0.11% (2010-2020)
Charlestown  Massachusetts  City Hall image
Charlestown Massachusetts City Hall
Charlestown  Massachusetts  City Hall image

Geography

Charlestown is located at 41°22'59"N 71°38'30"W (41.3831600, -71.6417300).

Charlestown map

Demographics

The population of Charlestown increased by 0.11% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,827 - census
2011 7,817 -0.13% estimation process
2012 7,800 -0.22% estimation process
2013 7,794 -0.08% estimation process
2014 7,772 -0.28% estimation process
2015 7,760 -0.15% estimation process
2016 7,771 0.14% estimation process
2017 7,837 0.84% estimation process
2018 7,831 -0.08% estimation process
2019 7,826 -0.06% estimation process
2020 7,836 0.13% estimation process

Charlestown zip code is 02813. County name: Washington, County fips: 44009

Charlestown, Charlztaun, Cross Mills, Cross's Mills, charuzutaun, sharlstwn, Чарлзтаун, شارلستون, چارلس ٹاؤن، روڈ آئلینڈ, チャールズタウン

People born in Charlestown (91)

People born in Charlestown, including painter and scientist Samuel Morse, United States Navy sailor and Medal of Honor recipient Richard Dennis, murderer Jesse Pomeroy, .

List

  • Charles Devens (Union Army General (1820-1891)) he was born in 04/04/1820
  • Moses Gill (Massachusetts state legislator, lieutenant governor, and acting governor (1734-1800)) he was born in 18/01/1734
  • Thomas W. Lawson (American writer) he was born in 26/02/1857
  • Benjamin Gorham (American politician (1775-1855)) he was born in 13/02/1775
  • Benjamin Thompson (U.S. Representative from Massachusetts (1798-1852)) he was born in 05/08/1798
  • George Frederick Barker (American scientist) he was born in 14/07/1835
  • Francis Dana (Chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court) he was born in 13/06/1743
  • Edward Dowse (American politician (1756-1828)) he was born in 22/10/1756
  • Nathaniel Gorham (American businessman and politician 1738-1796) he was born in 27/05/1738
  • Frank Welch (American politician (1835-1878)) he was born in 10/02/1835
  • George Martin Lane (American classical philologist) he was born in 24/12/1823
  • Selwyn Z. Bowman (American politician) he was born in 11/05/1840
  • Charles B. Atwood (American architect) he was born in 01/01/1849
  • Honey Mellody (American boxer (1884-1919)) he was born in 15/01/1884
  • John Rous (American privateer and officer of the British Royal Navy (1702-1760)) he was born in 21/05/1702
  • Joseph Badger (American artist (1707-1765)) he was born in 01/01/1707
  • Benjamin Edes (American journalist) he was born in 14/10/1732
  • Bill Campbell (American illustrator) he was born in 15/02/1920

Schools in Charlestown

College & universities near Charlestown, RI

Code Name City ZIP
217484 University of Rhode Island Kingston (RI) 02881

Stations (21)

Amtrak & bus stations near Charlestown, RI

Code Name Address Type
KIN Kingston station 1 Railroad Avenue RAIL
WLY Westerly station 14 Railroad Avenue RAIL
MYS Mystic station 2 Roosevelt Avenue RAIL
FOX Foxwoods Casino, Connecticut 39 Norwich Westerley Rd. BUS
NLC New London Union Station 27 Water Street RAIL

Post offices near Charlestown

Post Office Name City ZIP
Charlestown Post Office Charlestown (RI) 02813

Other places with the same name (7)

Other cities in Washington County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Washington County , RI.

City Name Population Title
North Kingstown 26,278 Town in Rhode Island
Westerly 22,328 Town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States
Narragansett 15,309 Town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States
Hopkinton 8,095 Town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States
Exeter 6,531 Town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States
Narragansett Pier 3,409 Census-designated place in Washington County, Rhode Island
Hope Valley 1,612 Census-designated place in Washington County, Rhode Island
Ashaway 1,485 Census-designated place in Washington County, Rhode Island
New Shoreham 1,029 Town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Charlestown distances to largest Rhode Island cities