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Welcome to Davisville ...

Davisville is located in Washington County<1>.

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

Davisville is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Davisville is located in the (401) area code.

Websites for Davisville ...

Junior League:   www.jlri.org/

Communities Also Named Davisville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Davisville - they are located in Alabama (2), Kentucky, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire (2), New Jersey (2), Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Texas (2) and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Davisville ...

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

  • Providence [Providence County]
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    • Providence [Providence County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Davisville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 179,270 people
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  • Warwick [Kent County]
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    • Warwick [Kent County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Davisville
    • 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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  • Cranston [Providence County]
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    • Cranston [Providence County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Davisville
    • 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 Davisville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 71,710 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • East Providence [Providence County]
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      • East Providence [Providence County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Davisville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,337 people
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    • Coventry [Kent County]
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      • Coventry [Kent County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Davisville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,931 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coventry 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Davisville
      • 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Davisville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,454 people
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    • Johnston [Providence County]
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      • Johnston [Providence County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Davisville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,366 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johnston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • West Warwick [Kent County]
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      • West Warwick [Kent County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Davisville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,967 people
      • 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.
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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 Davisville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Davisville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Davisville ...

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

Adding Davisville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Rhode Island

About Washington County

About Rhode Island

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Davisville. 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 Washington, 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 Davisville - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Davisville) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Davisville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6134, Longitude: -71.4753       In this case, the coordinates for Davisville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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