Smithfield , Providence County, Rhode Island

County seat of Johnston County, North Carolina

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Smithfield is a city located in the county of Providence in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. In the 2010 census it had a population of 21,430 inhabitants and a population density of 681 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 21,897 inhabitants.

The city was created 243 years ago in 1777.

The city has a total area of 12.14 square miles (31.45 km2).

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Smithfield, RI Quick Facts

Population : 21,897 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Rhode Island
County : Providence County
Postal code : 27577
Phone Area Codes : 919
Area : 31.45 km2
Official name : Town of Smithfield
Continent : North America
Altitude : 148 feet / 45 meters
Capital city : Smithfield is capital of Johnston County
Establishment : May 05, 1777 (243 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 12:16:23 (11th April 2021)
Zip Code : 02917
Density : 696 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 2.13% (2010-2019)

Year Population Method
2010 21,430 census
2011 21,523 estimation process
2012 21,452 estimation process
2013 21,393 estimation process
2014 21,432 estimation process
2015 21,529 estimation process
2016 21,700 estimation process
2017 21,610 estimation process
2018 21,734 estimation process
2019 21,897 estimation process

The population of Smithfield increased by 2.13% in 9 years.

Smithfield, RI zip code is 02917. County name: Providence, County fips: 44007

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People born in Smithfield, RI (16)

Many people were born here, including professional wrestler Gregory Helms, politician William Cary Renfrow, football offensive tackle Willie Smith, you can see a list of people who born in Smithfield, RI.

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
Central Falls 19,568 City in Rhode Island
North Smithfield 12,582 Town in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States
Foster 4,745 Town in Providence County, Rhode Island

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