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Welcome to Coventry ...

The Town of Coventry is located in Kent County<1>.


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


From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Coventry has a population of 34,809 people<3> (see below for details).

Coventry is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Coventry is within the boundaries of the (401) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Coventry had an population of 34,809 people. This is a decrease of 0.59% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.39% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Coventry had a population of 35,014 people (which is 21.07% of the total population of Kent County). This makes Coventry the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Coventry represents 3.33% of the population of Rhode Island (which has 1,052,567 people), making it the state's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 35,014 people, the population of Coventry increased 4% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 33,668 people).

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

Communities Also Named Coventry ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Coventry - they are located in Connecticut, New York and Vermont.

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

Communities near Coventry ...

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

  • Providence
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Providence
    • Providence is located in Providence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 179,270 people
  • Warwick
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warwick
    • Warwick is located in Kent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,189 people
  • Cranston
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cranston
    • Cranston is located in Providence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,142 people
  • Pawtucket
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pawtucket
    • Pawtucket is located in Providence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 71,710 people
  • East Providence
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Providence
    • East Providence is located in Providence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,337 people
  • North Providence
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • 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.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Providence
    • North Providence is located in Providence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,507 people
  • South Kingstown
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Kingstown
    • South Kingstown is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,454 people
  • Johnston
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johnston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnston
    • Johnston is located in Providence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,366 people
  • West Warwick
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Warwick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Warwick
    • West Warwick is located in Kent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,967 people
  • North Kingstown
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Kingstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Kingstown
    • North Kingstown is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,278 people

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 Coventry. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Coventry.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Coventry ...

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

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Coventry. 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 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 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 Coventry.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Coventry - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.









 

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