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Welcome to Hillsgrove ...

Hillsgrove is located in Kent County<1>.

Hillsgrove is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Hillsgrove: (401)

Websites for Hillsgrove ...

Junior League:   www.jlri.org/

Communities Also Named Hillsgrove ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Hillsgrove - it's located in Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Hillsgrove ...

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

  • Providence [Providence County]
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    • Providence [Providence County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Hillsgrove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 179,270 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence
  • Fall River [Bristol County]
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    • Fall River [Bristol County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Hillsgrove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 89,792 people
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  • Cranston [Providence County]
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    • Cranston [Providence County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the north of Hillsgrove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,142 people
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  • Pawtucket [Providence County]
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    • Pawtucket [Providence County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of Hillsgrove
    • 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 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Hillsgrove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,337 people
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    • Attleboro [Bristol County]
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      • Attleboro [Bristol County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Hillsgrove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,444 people
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    • Woonsocket [Providence County]
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      • Woonsocket [Providence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of Hillsgrove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,545 people
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    • Cumberland [Providence County]
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      • Cumberland [Providence County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the north of Hillsgrove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,207 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Coventry [Kent County]
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      • Coventry [Kent County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Hillsgrove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,931 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coventry have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • North Providence [Providence County]
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      • North Providence [Providence County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Hillsgrove
      • 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.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Providence

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hillsgrove ...

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

Adding Hillsgrove to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Mentions & References for Hillsgrove

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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 Kent, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hillsgrove - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hillsgrove) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hillsgrove. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HillsgroveOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hillsgrove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7267, Longitude: -71.4388    
<4>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.

 

 

 

 

 


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