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Welcome to Tiverton ...

The Town of Tiverton is located in Newport County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Tiverton has a population of 15,686 people<3> (see below for details).

Tiverton is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Tiverton lies within the (401) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tiverton had an population of 15,686 people. This is a decrease of 0.6% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.79% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Tiverton had a population of 15,780 people (which is 19.04% of the total population of Newport County). This makes Tiverton the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Tiverton represents 1.5% of the total population of Rhode Island (which has 1,052,567 people), making it the state's 25th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 15,780 people, the population of Tiverton increased 3.41% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 15,260 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Tiverton.

Communities near Tiverton ...

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

  • New Bedford
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
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    • New Bedford is located in Bristol County (MA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,517 people
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  • Fall River
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
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    • Fall River is located in Bristol County (MA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 89,792 people
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  • Warwick
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
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    • Warwick is located in Kent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,189 people
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  • Cranston
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
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    • Cranston is located in Providence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,142 people
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  • East Providence
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
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    • East Providence is located in Providence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,337 people
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  • Dartmouth
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dartmouth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Dartmouth is located in Bristol County (MA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,926 people
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  • West Warwick
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • 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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    • West Warwick is located in Kent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,967 people
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  • North Kingstown
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Kingstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • North Kingstown is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,278 people
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  • Newport
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
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    • Newport is located in Newport County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,412 people
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  • Bristol
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • 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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    • Bristol is located in Bristol County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,866 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 Tiverton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Tiverton.

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

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

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









 

 

 

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