Providence County , Rhode Island

Providence County: County in Rhode Island, United States

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

About

Providence County is a county located in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. As of the 2010 census, the population was 626,667 and a population density of 555 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 636,547 inhabitants. Its county seat is Providence. The county was created 318 years ago in 1702.

Providence20June07WWIMonument image
Providence20June07WWIMonument
Providence20June07WWIMonument image

Geography

Providence County is located at 41°52'17"N 71°34'43"W (41.8713600, -71.5786000). It has 6 neighbors: Windham County, Bristol County, Norfolk County, Worcester County, Bristol County and Kent County.

Providence County map

The largest city of Providence County is Providence with a population of 179,270. Other cities include, Cranston population 81,142, Pawtucket population 71,710, East Providence population 47,337 and Woonsocket population 41,545. See all Providence County cities & populated places.

Providence County Quick Facts

Population : 636,547 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Rhode Island (United States)
Area : 1129 km2
Water as percent of area : 6%
Land as percent of area : 94%
Named for : Divine providence
Altitude : 358 feet / 109 meters
Capital : Providence
Establishment : January 01, 1703
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 04:14:02 (26th October 2021)
Density : 564 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.55% (2010-2020)

Providence County has 6 neighbours.

  • Woonsocket
  • Cumberland
  • Scituate
  • Central Falls
  • North Smithfield
  • Burrillville
  • Lincoln
  • Glocester
  • Cranston
  • North Providence
  • Johnston
  • East Providence
  • Smithfield
  • Pawtucket
  • Providence
  • Foster

Demographics

The population of Providence County increased by 1.55% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 626,667 - census
2011 629,393 0.43% estimation process
2012 631,229 0.29% estimation process
2013 631,584 0.06% estimation process
2014 632,668 0.17% estimation process
2015 633,747 0.17% estimation process
2016 634,922 0.19% estimation process
2017 634,130 -0.12% estimation process
2018 636,953 0.44% estimation process
2019 638,931 0.31% estimation process
2020 636,547 -0.37% estimation process

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People born in Providence County (4)

People born in Providence County, including philosopher Ernest Fortin, baseball player and coach Gabby Hartnett, Mayo Dyer Hersey, you can see a list of people who born in Providence County.

Other places with the same name (1)

Providence County Populated Places

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

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
Foster 4,747 Town in Providence County, Rhode Island
Pascoag 4,577 Census-designated place in Providence County, Rhode Island

Rhode Island Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Providence 179,270 City in and state capital of Rhode Island, United States; county seat of Providence County
Kent County 164,646 County in Rhode Island, United States
Washington County 125,746 County in Rhode Island, United States
Newport County 81,836 County in Rhode Island, United States
Warwick 81,189 City in Kent County, Rhode Island, United States
Cranston 81,142 City in Rhode Island
Pawtucket 71,710 City in Rhode Island
Bristol County 48,350 County in Rhode Island, United States
East Providence 47,337 City in Rhode Island
Woonsocket 41,545 City in Rhode Island
Cumberland 35,207 Town of the United States
Coventry 34,931 Town in Kent County, Rhode Island, United States
North Providence 32,507 Town in Rhode Island, United States
West Warwick 28,967 Town in Kent County, Rhode Island, United States
North Kingstown 26,278 Town in Rhode Island
Newport 24,412 City in and county seat of Newport County, Rhode Island, United States