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Welcome to East Greenwich ...

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


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


A typical abbreviation for East Greenwich: E. Greenwich

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of East Greenwich has a population of 13,112 people<3> (see below for details).

East Greenwich is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

East Greenwich is located in the (401) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, East Greenwich had an population of 13,112 people. This is a decrease of 0.26% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.27% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of East Greenwich had a population of 13,146 people (which is 7.91% of the total population of Kent County). This makes East Greenwich the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of East Greenwich represents 1.25% of the population of Rhode Island (which has 1,052,567 people), making it the state's 26th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 13,146 people, the population of East Greenwich increased 1.53% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 12,948 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for East Greenwich.

Communities near East Greenwich ...

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

  • Providence
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Providence
    • Providence is located in Providence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 179,270 people
  • Fall River
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • 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
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warwick
    • Warwick is located in Kent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,189 people
  • Cranston
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cranston
    • Cranston is located in Providence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,142 people
  • Pawtucket
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pawtucket
    • Pawtucket is located in Providence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 71,710 people
  • East Providence
    (14 miles [22.5 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
  • Coventry
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coventry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coventry
    • Coventry is located in Kent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,931 people
  • North Providence
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • 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
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Kingstown
    • South Kingstown is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,454 people
  • Johnston
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • 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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for East Greenwich ...

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

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









 

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