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 The location of Arctic 

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Welcome to Arctic ...

Arctic is located in Kent County.

Arctic is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Arctic lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Arctic is located in the (401) area code.

Communities near Arctic ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Arctic and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>.

Community   2015<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Attleboro (MA)   [Map]   44,284   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Coventry   [Map]   34,988   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cranston   [Map]   81,073   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Cumberland   [Map]   34,529   N   18 miles [29 km]
East Providence   [Map]   47,408   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
North Providence   [Map]   32,480   N   10 miles [16.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Arctic.

Communities Also Named Arctic ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Arctic - it's located in New York.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Arctic.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Arctic. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Arctic. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Arctic.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Arctic:

Websites for Arctic ...

 
Junior League:   www.jlri.org/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arctic ...

Looking for more information about Arctic? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Arctic? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Arctic, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Arctic.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Arctic. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Arctic. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Rhode Island: www.ri.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arctic - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Arctic. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Arctic) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arctic. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7032, Longitude: -71.5284     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Arctic have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Arctic.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Arctic.



 
 
 

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