A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Warwick, Rhode Island
Welcome to Warwick ...
The location of Warwick has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Warwick has a population of 81,004 people<3> (see below for details).
Warwick was established in 1642.
The community of Warwick is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Warwick lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Warwick: (401)
Websites for Warwick ...
Official Website: www.warwickri.gov/
Junior League: www.jlri.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Warwick had an population of 81,004 people. This is a decrease of 2.02% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.6% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Warwick had a population of 82,672 people (which is 49.76% of the total population of Kent County). This makes Warwick the county's most populous community.
The population of Warwick represents 7.85% of the population of Rhode Island (which has 1,052,567 people), making it the state's 2nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 82,672 people, the population of Warwick decreased 3.65% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 85,808 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Warwick.
Adding Warwick to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Warwick in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Warwick was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Warwick on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Rhode Island (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Warwick on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Warwick ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 30 communities that are also named Warwick - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, North Dakota, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (3), Quebec (3), Texas (2), Virginia (2), Washington and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Warwick.
Communities near Warwick ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Warwick.
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 Warwick. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Warwick.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Warwick. 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 Warwick.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Warwick. See our Newspapers Page for Warwick.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Warwick ...
Looking for more information about Warwick? 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 Warwick, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Warwick.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Warwick: www.warwickri.gov/
The official website for State of Rhode Island: https://www.ri.gov/
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This page was last modified: 14 Jun 2021