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Welcome to Darlington ...

Darlington is located in Providence County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Darlington, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1911.

Darlington is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Darlington: (401)

Websites for Darlington ...

Junior League:   www.jlri.org/

Communities Also Named Darlington ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 27 communities that are also named Darlington - they are located in Alabama (2), California, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland, Missouri, New Brunswick, New Jersey, North Carolina (2), Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (3), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Darlington ...

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

  • Providence
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Providence
    • Providence is located in Providence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 179,270 people
  • Fall River
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fall River
    • Fall River is located in Bristol County (MA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 89,792 people
  • Warwick
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warwick
    • Warwick is located in Kent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,189 people
  • Cranston
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cranston
    • Cranston is located in Providence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,142 people
  • Taunton
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taunton
    • Taunton is located in Bristol County (MA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 57,675 people
  • East Providence
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Providence
    • East Providence is located in Providence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,337 people
  • Attleboro
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Attleboro
    • Attleboro is located in Bristol County (MA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,444 people
  • Woonsocket
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woonsocket
    • Woonsocket is located in Providence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,545 people
  • Cumberland
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cumberland
    • Cumberland is located in Providence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,207 people
  • Franklin
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
    • Franklin is located in Norfolk County (MA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,711 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 Darlington. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Darlington.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Darlington ...

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

Adding Darlington to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Darlington in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Darlington was on a map titled Map of Rhode Island (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Darlington.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Darlington. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Darlington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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.









 

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