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Welcome to North Smithfield ...

North Smithfield is located in Providence County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for North Smithfield: N. Smithfield

North Smithfield is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

North Smithfield lies within the (401) area code.

The ZIP code for North Smithfield: 02896<3>

Websites for North Smithfield ...

Official Website:   www.northsmithfieldri.com/

Junior League:   www.jlri.org/

Communities Also Named North Smithfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named North Smithfield - it's located in Massachusetts.

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

Communities near North Smithfield ...

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

  • Providence [Providence County]
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    • Providence [Providence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of North Smithfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 179,270 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence
  • Warwick [Kent County]
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    • Warwick [Kent County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of North Smithfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,189 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warwick have been provided by the GNIS.<5> 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 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of North Smithfield
    • 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]<4> to the southeast of North Smithfield
    • 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of North Smithfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,337 people
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    • Attleboro [Bristol County]
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      • Attleboro [Bristol County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of North Smithfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,444 people
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    • Woonsocket [Providence County]
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      • Woonsocket [Providence County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northeast of North Smithfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,545 people
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    • Cumberland [Providence County]
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      • Cumberland [Providence County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of North Smithfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,207 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cumberland
    • Coventry [Kent County]
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      • Coventry [Kent County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of North Smithfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,931 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coventry have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coventry
    • Franklin [Norfolk County]
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      • Franklin [Norfolk County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of North Smithfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,711 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for North Smithfield ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for North Smithfield: www.northsmithfieldri.com/

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 North Smithfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as North Smithfield). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether North Smithfield or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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 Smithfield) 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 Smithfield. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from North SmithfieldOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Smithfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9652, Longitude: -71.5508    
<5>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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