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When we encounter a name that is new to us, we add it to our Gazetteer - that's the case with Foster Center.
This entry has been created as a placeholder - we hope to develop more information in the future.
This entry could be in error. It might be that our source had a mis-print, was simply wrong or we made a transcription error while referencing it. We hope to learn more about Foster Center in the future.
We found mention of Foster Center as a post office, but can't determine its location - other than being located somewhere in Providence County, Rhode Island.
It's common that the post office is named the same as the community in which it's located. In this case, we can't match this post office to any of the communities in our gazetteer.
The earliest mention that we've found of Foster Center was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide dated 1895 (see the 'Miscellaneous References' section below).
Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Foster Center ...
We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful by adding to our knowledge about Foster Center:
Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Foster Center - Services available: no Railroad mentioned
Rand McNally Map of Rhode Island (1911)
The FIPS database contains an entry for Foster Center.
Referenced FIPS Records ...
FIPS Code: 44/27640 (Place Name: Foster Center)
County: Providence (FIPS State/County: 44/007)
Identifies a populated place (ie- Foster Center) that is wholly or substantially located outside the boundaries of any incorporated place or CDP (Census Designated Place) that has an authoritative common name recognized by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
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