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Welcome to Apponaug ...

Apponaug is located in Kent County<1>.

Apponaug is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Apponaug: (401)

Websites for Apponaug ...

Junior League:   www.jlri.org/

Adding Apponaug to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Apponaug in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Apponaug was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Apponaug on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Rhode Island (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Apponaug on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Apponaug ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Apponaug.

  • Providence [Providence County]
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    • Providence [Providence County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Apponaug
    • Estimated population in 2019: 179,883 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence
  • Fall River [Bristol County]
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    • Fall River [Bristol County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Apponaug
    • Estimated population in 2019: 89,541 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fall River have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fall River
  • Cranston [Providence County]
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    • Cranston [Providence County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the north of Apponaug
    • Estimated population in 2019: 81,456 people
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  • Pawtucket [Providence County]
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    • Pawtucket [Providence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the north of Apponaug
    • Estimated population in 2019: 72,117 people
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    • East Providence [Providence County]
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      • East Providence [Providence County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Apponaug
      • Estimated population in 2019: 47,618 people
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    • Attleboro [Bristol County]
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      • Attleboro [Bristol County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Apponaug
      • Estimated population in 2019: 45,237 people
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    • Cumberland [Providence County]
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      • Cumberland [Providence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Apponaug
      • Estimated population in 2019: 35,263 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Coventry [Kent County]
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      • Coventry [Kent County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the west of Apponaug
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,819 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coventry have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • North Providence [Providence County]
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      • North Providence [Providence County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of Apponaug
      • Estimated population in 2019: 32,686 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • South Kingstown [Washington County]
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      • South Kingstown [Washington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Apponaug
      • Estimated population in 2019: 30,348 people
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Apponaug. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Apponaug.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Apponaug. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Apponaug.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Apponaug. See our Newspapers Page for Apponaug.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Apponaug ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Rhode Island

About Kent County

About Rhode Island

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of the state's counties, including Kent, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Apponaug - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Apponaug) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Apponaug. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ApponaugOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Apponaug. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7006, Longitude: -71.4603    
<4>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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