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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 15,662 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 is located in the (401) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tiverton had an population of 15,662 people. This is a decrease of 0.75% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.63% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Tiverton had a population of 15,780 people (or 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 (which had 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 [Bristol County]
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    • New Bedford [Bristol County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Tiverton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 95,363 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Bedford
  • Fall River [Bristol County]
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    • Fall River [Bristol County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Tiverton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 89,541 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fall River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fall River
  • Cranston [Providence County]
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    • Cranston [Providence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Tiverton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 81,456 people
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  • Warwick [Kent County]
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    • Warwick [Kent County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Tiverton
    • 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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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • East Providence [Providence County]
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      • East Providence [Providence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Tiverton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 47,618 people
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    • Dartmouth [Bristol County]
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      • Dartmouth [Bristol County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Tiverton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,188 people
      • 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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    • West Warwick [Kent County]
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      • West Warwick [Kent County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Tiverton
      • 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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    • North Kingstown [Washington County]
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      • North Kingstown [Washington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Tiverton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,323 people
      • 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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    • Newport [Newport County]
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      • Newport [Newport County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Tiverton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,334 people
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    • Bristol [Bristol County]
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      • Bristol [Bristol County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Tiverton
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol

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.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tiverton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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 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 Tiverton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tiverton - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Tiverton) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Tiverton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from TivertonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tiverton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6001, Longitude: -71.1662       In this case, the coordinates for Tiverton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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