East Providence, Rhode Island

East Providence: A city in Providence County, Rhode Island. It is located on the Providence River in the northeastern part of the state. East Providence is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the East Providence Historical Society and the East Providence Public Library.


East Providence is a city located in the county of Providence in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. Its population at the 2010 census was 47,037 and a population density of 1,100 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 47,337 inhabitants.

The city was created 161 years ago in 1861.

East Providence locator map
Location of East Providence on Rhode Island map.

Quick Facts about East Providence

Population : 47,337 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Rhode Island (United States)
County : Providence County
Postal code : 02914
Phone Area Codes : 401
Area : 42.78 km2
Altitude : 62 feet / 19 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1862 (161 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 19:13:23 (3rd December 2023)
Density : 1,107 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.63% (2010-2020)
World War I Memorial and Taunton Plaza  East Providence RI image
World War I Memorial and Taunton Plaza East Providence RI
World War I Memorial and Taunton Plaza  East Providence RI image


East Providence is located at 41°48'49"N 71°22'12"W (41.8137100, -71.3700500).

East Providence map


The population of East Providence increased by 0.63% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 47,037 - census
2011 47,223 0.39% estimation process
2012 47,350 0.27% estimation process
2013 47,382 0.07% estimation process
2014 47,399 0.04% estimation process
2015 47,443 0.09% estimation process
2016 47,465 0.05% estimation process
2017 47,357 -0.23% estimation process
2018 47,547 0.4% estimation process
2019 47,618 0.15% estimation process
2020 47,337 -0.59% estimation process

East Providence zip code is 02914. County name: Providence, County fips: 44007

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People born in East Providence (16)

People born in East Providence, including journalist and talk show and game show host Meredith Vieira, lawyer Andrea Cabral, Major League Baseball player Art Merewether, .


  • Arunah Shepherdson Abell (American publisher, philanthropist (1806-1888)) he was born in 10/08/1806
  • Davey Lopes (second baseman and manager in Major League Baseball) he was born in 03/05/1945
  • Jennifer Lee (American motion picture writer and director.) she was born in 22/10/1971
  • Jamie Silva (American football player, defensive back, safety) he was born in 14/12/1984
  • Jimmy Hatlo (American cartoonist) he was born in 01/09/1897
  • Morgan Murphy (Major League Baseball player) he was born in 14/02/1867
  • Peter J. Barnes II (American politician) he was born in 12/09/1928
  • Randy Wilson (American ice hockey player) he was born in 28/08/1957
  • William S. Haynes (American businessman) he was born in 01/01/1864
  • Donald Lally (American politician) he was born in 22/02/1955
  • Katherine Kazarian (American politician) she was born in 25/06/1990
  • Brendan Whittet (American ice hockey coach) he was born in 22/03/1971
  • Kevin Robinson (American freestyle bicycle motocross rider) he was born in 19/12/1971

Schools in East Providence

College & universities near East Providence, RI

Code Name City ZIP
479062 MotoRing Technical Training Institute East Providence (RI) 02914-5022

Stations (24)

Amtrak & bus stations near East Providence, RI

Code Name Address Type
PVD Providence station 100 Gaspee Street RAIL
KIN Kingston station 1 Railroad Avenue RAIL
RTE Route 128 station 50 University Ave RAIL
FRA Framingham station 417 Waverly St. RAIL
WLY Westerly station 14 Railroad Avenue RAIL

Post offices near East Providence

Post Office Name City ZIP
East Providence Finance Un Post Office East Providence (RI) 02914

Other cities in Providence County

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

City Name Population Title
Providence 179,270 The capital and most populous city of Rhode Island.
Cranston 81,142 The second most populous city in Rhode Island.
Pawtucket 71,710 The second most populous city in Providence County, Rhode Island.
Woonsocket 41,545 The second-largest city in Rhode Island.
Cumberland 35,207 Town of the United States
North Providence 32,507 Town in Rhode Island, United States
Smithfield 21,842 County seat of Johnston County, North Carolina
Central Falls 19,468 City in Rhode Island
North Smithfield 12,576 Town in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States
Valley Falls 11,547 City in Kansas, United States
North Scituate 11,171 Census designated place in Massachusetts
Cumberland Hill 7,934 Census-designated place in Providence County, Rhode Island
Foster 4,747 Town in Providence County, Rhode Island
Pascoag 4,577 Census-designated place in Providence County, Rhode Island

Distance to Other Cities

East Providence distances to largest Rhode Island cities