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Welcome to North Kingstown ...

The Town of North Kingstown is located in Washington County<1>.


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


A typical abbreviation for North Kingstown: N. Kingstown

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of North Kingstown has a population of 26,391 people<3> (see below for details).

North Kingstown is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for North Kingstown: (401)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, North Kingstown had an population of 26,391 people. This is a decrease of 0.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.25% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of North Kingstown had a population of 26,486 people (which is 20.86% of the total population of Washington County). This makes North Kingstown the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of North Kingstown represents 2.52% of the population of Rhode Island (which has 1,052,567 people), making it the state's 13th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 26,486 people, the population of North Kingstown has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 26,326 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for North Kingstown.

Communities near North Kingstown ...

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

  • Providence
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
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    • Providence is located in Providence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 179,270 people
  • Fall River
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
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    • Fall River is located in Bristol County (MA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 89,792 people
  • Warwick
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
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    • Warwick is located in Kent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,189 people
  • Cranston
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
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    • Cranston is located in Providence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,142 people
  • East Providence
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
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    • East Providence is located in Providence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,337 people
  • Coventry
    (15 miles [24.1 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
  • South Kingstown
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
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    • South Kingstown is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,454 people
  • Johnston
    (18 miles [29 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
  • West Warwick
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Warwick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Warwick
    • West Warwick is located in Kent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,967 people
  • Newport
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newport
    • Newport is located in Newport County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,412 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 North Kingstown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for North Kingstown.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for North Kingstown ...

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

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









 

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