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Welcome to Cumberland ...

The Town of Cumberland is located in Providence County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Cumberland has a population of 35,159 people<3> (see below for details).

Cumberland is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Cumberland: (401)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cumberland had an population of 35,159 people. This is an increase of 4.93% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.42% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Cumberland had a population of 33,506 people (or 5.35% of the total population of Providence County). This makes Cumberland the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Cumberland represents 3.18% of the population of Rhode Island (which has 1,052,567 people), making it the state's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 33,506 people, the population of Cumberland increased 5.23% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 31,840 people).

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

Communities Also Named Cumberland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Cumberland - it's located in Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Cumberland ...

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

  • Providence [Providence County]
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    • Providence [Providence County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Cumberland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 179,270 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence
  • Warwick [Kent County]
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    • Warwick [Kent County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Cumberland
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warwick
  • Cranston [Providence County]
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    • Cranston [Providence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Cumberland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,142 people
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  • Pawtucket [Providence County]
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    • Pawtucket [Providence County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Cumberland
    • 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 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Cumberland
      • 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Cumberland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,337 people
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    • Attleboro [Bristol County]
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      • Attleboro [Bristol County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Cumberland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,444 people
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    • Franklin [Norfolk County]
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      • Franklin [Norfolk County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Cumberland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,711 people
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    • North Providence [Providence County]
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      • North Providence [Providence County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Cumberland
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Providence
    • Norwood [Norfolk County]
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      • Norwood [Norfolk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Cumberland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,737 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 Cumberland. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cumberland.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cumberland ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cumberland. 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 Providence, 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 Cumberland.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cumberland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Cumberland) 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 Cumberland. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CumberlandOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cumberland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9668, Longitude: -71.4328       In this case, the coordinates for Cumberland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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