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Welcome to Block Island ...
Although we found mention of Block Island during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Block Island was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..
While we are confident that Block Island was located in Washington County, we don't know its actual location within the county.
We've added Block Island to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Block Island - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Block Island, please Contact Us.
A typical abbreviation for Block Island: Block Is. (in Canada, 'Isld.' is the more common abbreviation.)
Time Zone: The area where we believe that Block Island might be (or was) located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
We believe that Block Island would be found within the (401) area code.
Communities Also Named Block Island ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Rhode Island communities named Block Island: This one is located in Washington County and the other is located in Newport County.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Block Island.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for State of Rhode Island: https://www.ri.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 20 Mar 2023