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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 26,323 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

North Kingstown is within the (401) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, North Kingstown had an population of 26,323 people. This is a decrease of 0.62% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of North Kingstown had a population of 26,486 people (or 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 [Providence County]
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    • Providence [Providence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of North Kingstown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 179,883 people
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  • Cranston [Providence County]
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    • Cranston [Providence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of North Kingstown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 81,456 people
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  • Warwick [Kent County]
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    • Warwick [Kent County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of North Kingstown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 81,004 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warwick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • East Providence [Providence County]
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    • East Providence [Providence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of North Kingstown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 47,618 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Coventry [Kent County]
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      • Coventry [Kent County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of North Kingstown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,819 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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    • South Kingstown [Washington County]
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      • South Kingstown [Washington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of North Kingstown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 30,348 people
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    • Johnston [Providence County]
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      • Johnston [Providence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of North Kingstown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 29,471 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johnston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • West Warwick [Kent County]
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      • West Warwick [Kent County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of North Kingstown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 28,962 people
      • 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.
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    • Newport [Newport County]
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      • Newport [Newport County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of North Kingstown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,334 people
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    • Bristol [Bristol County]
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      • Bristol [Bristol County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of North Kingstown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 21,915 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bristol have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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 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 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.
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- North Kingstown) 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 North Kingstown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from North KingstownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Kingstown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5501, Longitude: -71.4662       In this case, the coordinates for North Kingstown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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