Foster Providence County, Rhode Island

Foster: Town in Providence County, Rhode Island

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Location of Foster on Rhode Island map.


Foster is a town located in the county of Providence in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. Its population at the 2010 census was 4,606. After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 4,745 inhabitants.


Foster is located at 41°51'13"N 71°45'29"W (41.8537100, -71.7581200).

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Foster forecast: A slight chance of rain showers between 2pm and 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. more

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Foster Quick Facts

Population : 4,745 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Rhode Island (United States)
County : Providence County
Postal code : 02825
Phone Area Codes : 401
Area : 134420382 km2
Altitude : 525 feet / 160 meters
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 22:50:55 (14th May 2021)
Population growth : 2.93% (2010-2019)
Weather : 70℉ Mostly Sunny then Slight Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather


The population of Foster increased by 2.93% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,606 - census
2011 4,638 0.69% estimation process
2012 4,656 0.39% estimation process
2013 4,666 0.21% estimation process
2014 4,675 0.19% estimation process
2015 4,681 0.13% estimation process
2016 4,701 0.43% estimation process
2017 4,704 0.06% estimation process
2018 4,720 0.34% estimation process
2019 4,745 0.53% estimation process

Foster zip code is 02825. County name: Providence, County fips: 44007

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People born in Foster (5)

People born in Foster, including politician Nelson Aldrich, middle-distance runner Ray Buker, businessman Whipple Van Buren Phillips, you can see a list of people who born in Foster.

  • William S. Hayward (Mayor of Providence, Rhode Island)
  • Sarah Susan Phillips (- 24 May 1921)


College & universities near Foster

Code Name City ZIP
130217 Quinebaug Valley Community College Danielson (CT) 06239-1436

Stations (27)

Amtrak & bus stations near Foster

Code Name Address Type
PVD Providence station 100 Gaspee Street RAIL
KIN Kingston station 1 Railroad Avenue RAIL
WOR Union Station 2 Washington Square RAIL
FOX Foxwoods Casino, Connecticut 39 Norwich Westerley Rd. BUS
WLY Westerly station 14 Railroad Avenue RAIL

Other places with the same name (7)

Other cities in Providence County

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

City Name Population Title
Providence 179,883 City in and state capital of Rhode Island, United States; county seat of Providence County
Cranston 81,456 City in Rhode Island
Pawtucket 72,117 City in Rhode Island
East Providence 47,618 City in Rhode Island
Woonsocket 41,751 City in Rhode Island
Cumberland 35,263 Town of the United States
North Providence 32,686 Town in Rhode Island, United States
Smithfield 21,897 County seat of Johnston County, North Carolina
Central Falls 19,568 City in Rhode Island
North Smithfield 12,582 Town in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Foster distances to largest Rhode Island cities

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