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Welcome to Warwick ...

The coastal city of Warwick is located in Kent County<1>.

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.

  • Providence [Providence County]
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    • Providence [Providence County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Warwick
    • Estimated population in 2019: 179,883 people
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  • Fall River [Bristol County]
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    • Fall River [Bristol County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Warwick
    • 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.
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  • Pawtucket [Providence County]
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    • Pawtucket [Providence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Warwick
    • Estimated population in 2019: 72,117 people
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  • East Providence [Providence County]
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    • East Providence [Providence County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Warwick
    • Estimated population in 2019: 47,618 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Attleboro [Bristol County]
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      • Attleboro [Bristol County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Warwick
      • Estimated population in 2019: 45,237 people
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    • Cumberland [Providence County]
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      • Cumberland [Providence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Warwick
      • Estimated population in 2019: 35,263 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Coventry [Kent County]
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      • Coventry [Kent County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Warwick
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,819 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coventry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • North Providence [Providence County]
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      • North Providence [Providence County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Warwick
      • Estimated population in 2019: 32,686 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • South Kingstown [Washington County]
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      • South Kingstown [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Warwick
      • Estimated population in 2019: 30,348 people
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    • Johnston [Providence County]
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      • Johnston [Providence County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Warwick
      • Estimated population in 2019: 29,471 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johnston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnston

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 ...

Find a Community located in Rhode Island

About Kent County

About Rhode Island

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Warwick: www.warwickri.gov/

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 Kent, 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 Warwick.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Warwick - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Warwick) 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 Warwick. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WarwickOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Warwick. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7021, Longitude: -71.4203       In this case, the coordinates for Warwick have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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