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Welcome to North Providence ...
North Providence is located in Providence County<1>.
A typical abbreviation for North Providence: N. Providence
North Providence is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: North Providence lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for North Providence: (401)
Websites for North Providence ...
Junior League: www.jlri.org/
Communities near North Providence ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near 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 North Providence. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for North Providence.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of North Providence. 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 Providence.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around North Providence. See our Newspapers Page for North Providence.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for North Providence ...
Looking for more information about North Providence? 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 Providence, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for North Providence.
Adding North Providence to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of North Providence in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for North Providence was on a map titled Map of Rhode Island (from Rand McNally, 1911).
We also found North Providence on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Rhode Island (1956).
For more details, see References and Mentions for North Providence.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 31 May 2023