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Welcome to Lime Rock ...

Lime Rock is located in Providence County<1>.

Lime Rock is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Lime Rock is within the (401) area code.

Websites for Lime Rock ...

Junior League:   www.jlri.org/

Communities Also Named Lime Rock ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Lime Rock - they are located in Alabama, Connecticut, North Carolina (2) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Lime Rock ...

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

  • Providence [Providence County]
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    • Providence [Providence County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of Lime Rock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 179,270 people
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  • Warwick [Kent County]
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    • Warwick [Kent County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the south of Lime Rock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,189 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warwick have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warwick
  • Cranston [Providence County]
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    • Cranston [Providence County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Lime Rock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,142 people
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  • Pawtucket [Providence County]
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    • Pawtucket [Providence County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southeast of Lime Rock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 71,710 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Taunton [Bristol County]
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      • Taunton [Bristol County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Lime Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 57,675 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taunton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • East Providence [Providence County]
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      • East Providence [Providence County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Lime Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,337 people
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    • Attleboro [Bristol County]
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      • Attleboro [Bristol County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Lime Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,444 people
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    • Woonsocket [Providence County]
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      • Woonsocket [Providence County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Lime Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,545 people
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    • Coventry [Kent County]
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      • Coventry [Kent County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Lime Rock
      • 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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    • Franklin [Norfolk County]
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      • Franklin [Norfolk County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the north of Lime Rock
      • 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 Lime Rock. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lime Rock.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lime Rock ...

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

Adding Lime Rock to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Rhode Island

About Providence County

About Rhode Island

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lime Rock. 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 Providence, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lime Rock - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Lime Rock) 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 Lime Rock. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lime RockOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lime Rock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9289, Longitude: -71.4504    
<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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