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Welcome to Bristol Ferry ...

Bristol Ferry is located on Rhode Island.

Bristol Ferry is located in Newport County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Bristol Ferry: Bristol Fry. (or less commonly used: Bristol Frry.)

Bristol Ferry is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Bristol Ferry is located in the (401) area code.

Websites for Bristol Ferry ...

Junior League:   www.jlri.org/

Communities near Bristol Ferry ...

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

  • Providence [Providence County]
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    • Providence [Providence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Bristol Ferry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 179,270 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence
  • New Bedford [Bristol County]
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    • New Bedford [Bristol County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Bristol Ferry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,517 people
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  • Fall River [Bristol County]
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    • Fall River [Bristol County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Bristol Ferry
    • 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.
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  • Warwick [Kent County]
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    • Warwick [Kent County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Bristol Ferry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,189 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warwick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cranston [Providence County]
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      • Cranston [Providence County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Bristol Ferry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,142 people
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    • Pawtucket [Providence County]
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      • Pawtucket [Providence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Bristol Ferry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 71,710 people
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    • East Providence [Providence County]
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      • East Providence [Providence County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Bristol Ferry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,337 people
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    • Dartmouth [Bristol County]
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      • Dartmouth [Bristol County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Bristol Ferry
      • 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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    • North Providence [Providence County]
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      • North Providence [Providence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Bristol Ferry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,507 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • South Kingstown [Washington County]
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      • South Kingstown [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Bristol Ferry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,454 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 Bristol Ferry. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bristol Ferry.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bristol Ferry ...

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

Adding Bristol Ferry to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Bristol Ferry 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 Bristol Ferry was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bristol Ferry. 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 Newport, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bristol Ferry - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Bristol Ferry) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bristol Ferry. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6326, Longitude: -71.2537       In this case, the coordinates for Bristol Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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