Warwick, Rhode Island

Warwick: The most populous city in Kent County, Rhode Island. It is located on Narragansett Bay in southeastern Rhode Island. Warwick is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Warwick Historical Society and the Warwick Museum.


Warwick is a city located in the county of Kent in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. Its population at the 2010 census was 82,672 and a population density of 641 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 81,189 inhabitants.

The city was created 381 years ago in 1641.

Warwick locator map
Location of Warwick on Rhode Island map.

Quick Facts about Warwick

Population : 81,189 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Rhode Island (United States)
County : Kent County
Head of government : mayor
Postal code : 02886–02889
Phone Area Codes : 401
Area : 128.96 km2
Official name : Warwick
Continent : North America
Named for : Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick
Altitude : 36 feet / 11 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1642 (381 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 04:15:28 (29th November 2023)
Density : 630 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.83% (2010-2020)
Warwick City Hall image
Warwick City Hall
Warwick City Hall image


Warwick is located at 41°42'0"N 71°24'58"W (41.7001000, -71.4161700).

Warwick map

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According to census records, the population of Warwick decreased by 1.83% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 82,672 - census
2011 82,049 -0.76% estimation process
2012 81,700 -0.43% estimation process
2013 81,548 -0.19% estimation process
2014 81,710 0.2% estimation process
2015 81,142 -0.7% estimation process
2016 81,027 -0.14% estimation process
2017 80,820 -0.26% estimation process
2018 80,966 0.18% estimation process
2019 81,004 0.05% estimation process
2020 81,189 0.23% estimation process

Warwick zip code is 02886. County name: Kent, County fips: 44003

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People born in Warwick (62)

People born in Warwick, including ice hockey player Sara DeCosta-Hayes, actress Michaela McManus, general in the Revolutionary War Nathanael Greene, .


  • Ray Greene (US Senator and Rhode Island Attorney General (1765-1849)) he was born in 02/02/1765
  • Walt Mossberg (American technology journalist) he was born in 27/03/1947
  • Tom Cavanagh (American ice hockey player) he was born in 24/03/1983
  • Peter Frechette (American actor) he was born in 03/10/1956
  • Dave Capuano (American ice hockey player) he was born in 27/07/1968
  • Ken Vandermark (American musician) he was born in 22/09/1964
  • Phillip DeVona (American actor) he was born in 11/05/1970
  • Philip W. Noel (United States politician) he was born in 06/06/1931
  • George Tibbits (American politician (1763-1849)) he was born in 14/01/1763
  • John Hynes (American ice hockey coach) he was born in 10/02/1975
  • William Herbert Sheldon (American psychologist) he was born in 19/11/1898
  • William Daniel Brayton (American politician) he was born in 06/11/1815
  • Craig Price (American serial killer) he was born in 11/10/1974
  • Dan Wheeler (American baseball player) he was born in 10/12/1977
  • Nancy Elizabeth Prophet (American sculptor) she was born in 19/03/1890
  • Adam Block (American astronomer) he was born in 01/01/1973
  • David Petrarca (American director and producer of theatre, television and film) he was born in 10/11/1965
  • Eben Tourjée he was born in 01/06/1834

Schools in Warwick

College & universities near Warwick, RI

Code Name City ZIP
217475 Community College of Rhode Island Warwick (RI) 02886-1807
455965 Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Cranston Cranston (RI) 02920
443641 Paul Mitchell the School-Rhode Island Cranston (RI) 02920
217305 New England Institute of Technology East Greenwich (RI) 02818-1205
485582 MKG Beauty & Business Cranston (RI) 02920-4358

Stations (21)

Amtrak & bus stations near Warwick, RI

Code Name Address Type
PVD Providence station 100 Gaspee Street RAIL
KIN Kingston station 1 Railroad Avenue RAIL
WLY Westerly station 14 Railroad Avenue RAIL
FOX Foxwoods Casino, Connecticut 39 Norwich Westerley Rd. BUS
MYS Mystic station 2 Roosevelt Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Warwick

Post Office Name City ZIP
Warwick Post Office Warwick (RI) 02886
Apponaug Post Office Warwick (RI) 02886
Conimicu Post Office Warwick (RI) 02889
Pilgrim Post Office Warwick (RI) 02888
Garden City Post Office Cranston (RI) 02920

Other places with the same name (8)

Other cities in Kent County

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

City Name Population Title
Coventry 34,931 Town in Kent County, Rhode Island, United States
West Warwick 28,967 Town in Kent County, Rhode Island, United States
East Greenwich 13,141 Town in Kent County, Rhode Island, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Warwick distances to largest Rhode Island cities