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Welcome to Glocester ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Glocester has a population of 10,288 people<3> (see below for details).

Glocester is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Glocester lies within the (401) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Glocester had an population of 10,288 people. This is an increase of 5.56% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.42% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Glocester had a population of 9,746 people. This makes Glocester the county's 15th most populous community.

The population of Glocester represents 0.93% of the population of Rhode Island (which has 1,052,567 people), making it the state's 30th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,746 people, the population of Glocester decreased 2.03% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 9,948 people).

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

Communities near Glocester ...

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

  • Providence [Providence County]
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    • Providence [Providence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Glocester
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 179,270 people
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  • Warwick [Kent County]
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    • Warwick [Kent County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Glocester
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,189 people
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  • Cranston [Providence County]
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    • Cranston [Providence County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Glocester
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,142 people
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  • Pawtucket [Providence County]
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    • Pawtucket [Providence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Glocester
    • 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]<5> to the southeast of Glocester
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,337 people
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    • Attleboro [Bristol County]
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      • Attleboro [Bristol County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Glocester
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,444 people
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    • Woonsocket [Providence County]
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      • Woonsocket [Providence County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Glocester
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,545 people
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    • Cumberland [Providence County]
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      • Cumberland [Providence County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Glocester
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,207 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Coventry [Kent County]
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      • Coventry [Kent County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Glocester
      • 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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    • Franklin [Norfolk County]
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      • Franklin [Norfolk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Glocester
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,711 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 Glocester. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Glocester.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glocester ...

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

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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 Glocester.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glocester - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Glocester) 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 Glocester. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GlocesterOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glocester. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9001, Longitude: -71.6328       In this case, the coordinates for Glocester have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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