West Warwick, Rhode Island

West Warwick: Town in Kent County, Rhode Island, United States


West Warwick is a town located in the county of Kent in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. Its population at the 2010 census was 29,191 and a population density of 3,604 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 28,967 inhabitants.

The town was created 111 years ago in 1912.

West Warwick locator map
Location of West Warwick on Rhode Island map.

Quick Facts about West Warwick

Population : 28,967 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Rhode Island (United States)
County : Kent County
Postal code : 02893
Phone Area Codes : 401
Area : 8.1 km2
Altitude : 151 feet / 46 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1913 (111 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 02:36:35 (25th February 2024)
Density : 3,576 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.77% (2010-2020)
West Warwick Memorial image
West Warwick Memorial
West Warwick Memorial image


West Warwick is located at 41°41'49"N 71°31'19"W (41.6968900, -71.5219400).

West Warwick map


According to census records, the population of West Warwick decreased by 0.77% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 29,191 - census
2011 29,278 0.3% estimation process
2012 29,151 -0.44% estimation process
2013 29,099 -0.18% estimation process
2014 29,059 -0.14% estimation process
2015 28,978 -0.28% estimation process
2016 28,961 -0.06% estimation process
2017 28,872 -0.31% estimation process
2018 28,911 0.13% estimation process
2019 28,962 0.18% estimation process
2020 28,967 0.02% estimation process

West Warwick zip code is 02893. County name: Kent, County fips: 44003

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People born in West Warwick (15)

People born in West Warwick, including professional wrestler Chuck Palumbo, sports coach and gridiron football player Bob Wylie, judge, politician, Rhode Island governor Robert E. Quinn, .


  • Ed Czerkiewicz (American soccer player (1912-1946)) he was born in 08/07/1912
  • Tom Garrick (American basketball player and coach) he was born in 07/07/1966
  • Ann Hood (Novelist, short story writer, memoirist) she was born in 09/12/1956
  • Bill Lefebvre (Baseball player and coach) he was born in 11/11/1915
  • Ed Walczak (American baseball player) he was born in 21/09/1915
  • Mike Roarke (American baseball player and coach) he was born in 08/11/1930
  • William J. Murphy (American lawyer and politician) he was born in 04/01/1963
  • Frank Maznicki (American football player (1920-2013)) he was born in 19/07/1920
  • James G. Connolly (American politician and lawyer (1886-2000)) he was born in 28/03/1886
  • Jabez C. Knight (Mayor of Providence, Rhode Island) he was born in 31/07/1815
  • David Berard (American ice hockey player (1970-)) he was born in 17/10/1970
  • Danny Hayes (American jazz trumpeter) he was born in 01/01/1946

Schools in West Warwick

College & universities near West Warwick, RI

Code Name City ZIP
217305 New England Institute of Technology East Greenwich (RI) 02818-1205

Stations (23)

Amtrak & bus stations near West 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 West Warwick

Post Office Name City ZIP
West Warwick Post Office West Warwick (RI) 02893

Other cities in Kent County

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

City Name Population Title
Warwick 81,189 The most populous city in Kent County, Rhode Island.
Coventry 34,931 Town in Kent County, Rhode Island, United States
East Greenwich 13,141 Town in Kent County, Rhode Island, United States

Distance to Other Cities

West Warwick distances to largest Rhode Island cities