Washington County , Rhode Island

Washington County: County in Rhode Island, United States

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

About

Washington County is a county located in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. As of the 2010 census, the population was 126,979 and a population density of 87 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 125,746 inhabitants. Its county seat is South Kingstown. The county was created 292 years ago in 1728.

West Kingston Courthouse image
West Kingston Courthouse
West Kingston Courthouse image

Geography

Washington County is located at 41°23'47"N 71°37'11"W (41.3964900, -71.6196600). It has 3 neighbors: New London County, Suffolk County and Kent County.

Washington County map

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Washington County Quick Facts

Population : 125,746 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Rhode Island (United States)
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Area : 1458 km2
Water as percent of area : 41%
Land as percent of area : 59%
Named for : George Washington
Capital : South Kingstown
Establishment : January 01, 1729
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 05:06:18 (21st October 2021)
Density : 86 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.98% (2010-2020)

Washington County has 3 neighbours.

  • Charlestown
  • Richmond
  • Narragansett
  • Exeter
  • Hopkinton
  • South Kingstown
  • New Shoreham
  • North Kingstown
  • Westerly

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Washington County decreased by 0.98% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 126,979 - census
2011 126,533 -0.35% estimation process
2012 126,291 -0.19% estimation process
2013 126,433 0.11% estimation process
2014 126,353 -0.06% estimation process
2015 126,185 -0.13% estimation process
2016 126,129 -0.04% estimation process
2017 126,314 0.15% estimation process
2018 126,097 -0.17% estimation process
2019 125,577 -0.41% estimation process
2020 125,746 0.13% estimation process

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People born in Washington County (1)

American historian and academic Paula Fredriksen was born in Washington County

Other places with the same name (30)

Washington County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
North Kingstown 26,278 Town in Rhode Island
Westerly 22,328 Town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States
Narragansett 15,309 Town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States
Hopkinton 8,095 Town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States
Charlestown 7,836 Neighborhood (former town) of Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Exeter 6,531 Town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States
Narragansett Pier 3,409 Census-designated place in Washington County, Rhode Island
Hope Valley 1,612 Census-designated place in Washington County, Rhode Island
Ashaway 1,485 Census-designated place in Washington County, Rhode Island
New Shoreham 1,029 Town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States

Rhode Island Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Providence County 636,547 County in Rhode Island, United States
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
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