Foster, Providence County, Rhode Island

Foster: Town in Providence County, Rhode Island


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 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 4,747 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Foster

Population : 4,747 (2020)
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 : 22:16:45 (2nd June 2023)
Population growth : 2.97% (2010-2020)
Foster locator map
Location of Foster on Rhode Island map.
Foster Public Library  Foster RI image
Foster Public Library Foster RI
Foster Public Library  Foster RI image


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

Foster map


The population of Foster increased by 2.97% in 10 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
2020 4,747 0.04% estimation process

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

Foster, fosuta, fwstr, Фостер, فوستر, فوسٹر، روڈ آئلینڈ, フォスター

People born in Foster (5)

People born in Foster, including politician Nelson Aldrich, middle-distance runner Ray Buker, businessman Whipple Van Buren Phillips, .


  • William S. Hayward (Mayor of Providence, Rhode Island) he was born in 26/02/1835
  • Sarah Susan Phillips (- 24 May 1921) she was born in 17/10/1857

Schools in Foster

College & universities near Foster, RI

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

Stations (27)

Amtrak & bus stations near Foster, RI

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

Post offices near Foster

Post Office Name City ZIP
East Killingly Post Office East Killingly (CT) 06243

Other places with the same name (8)

  • Foster , Michigan township in Ogemaw County, Michigan with a population of 811 people.
  • Foster , Pennsylvania township in western Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania with a population of 240 people.
  • Foster , Minnesota city in United States of America with a population of 227 people.
  • Foster , Oklahoma city in Garvin County, Oklahoma, United States of America with a population of 161 people.
  • Foster , Missouri human settlement in Bates County, Missouri, United States of America with a population of 111 people.
  • Foster , Wisconsin human settlement in Wisconsin, United States of America with a population of 96 people.
  • Foster , Nebraska village in Nebraska, USA with a population of 51 people.

Other cities in Providence County

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

City Name Population Title
Providence 179,270 City in and state capital of Rhode Island, United States; county seat of Providence County
Cranston 81,142 City in Rhode Island
Pawtucket 71,710 City in Rhode Island
East Providence 47,337 City in Rhode Island
Woonsocket 41,545 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
Pascoag 4,577 Census-designated place in Providence County, Rhode Island

Distance to Other Cities

Foster distances to largest Rhode Island cities