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Welcome to Barrington ...

The Town of Barrington is located in Bristol County<1>.

The location of Barrington has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Barrington has a population of 16,069 people<3> (see below for details).

Barrington is near sea level<4>.

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

Barrington is within the (401) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Barrington had an population of 16,069 people. This is a decrease of 1.48% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.46% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Barrington had a population of 16,310 people (which is 32.7% of the total population of Bristol County). This makes Barrington the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Barrington represents 1.55% of the total population of Rhode Island (which has 1,052,567 people), making it the state's 21st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 16,310 people, the population of Barrington decreased 3.03% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 16,819 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Barrington.

Communities Also Named Barrington ...

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

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

Communities near Barrington ...

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

  • Providence [Providence County]
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    • Providence [Providence County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Barrington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 179,270 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence
  • Fall River [Bristol County]
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    • Fall River [Bristol County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Barrington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 89,792 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fall River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Barrington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,142 people
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  • Pawtucket [Providence County]
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    • Pawtucket [Providence County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Barrington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 71,710 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Taunton [Bristol County]
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      • Taunton [Bristol County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Barrington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 57,675 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taunton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • East Providence [Providence County]
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      • East Providence [Providence County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Barrington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,337 people
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    • Attleboro [Bristol County]
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      • Attleboro [Bristol County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Barrington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,444 people
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    • Cumberland [Providence County]
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      • Cumberland [Providence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Barrington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,207 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Coventry [Kent County]
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      • Coventry [Kent County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Barrington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,931 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coventry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Dartmouth [Bristol County]
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      • Dartmouth [Bristol County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Barrington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,926 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dartmouth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Barrington. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Barrington.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Barrington. 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 Barrington.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Barrington ...

Looking for more information about Barrington? 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 Barrington, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Barrington.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Rhode Island

About Bristol County

About Rhode Island

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Barrington. 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 Bristol, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Barrington.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Barrington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Barrington) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Barrington. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BarringtonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Barrington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7334, Longitude: -71.3245       In this case, the coordinates for Barrington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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