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Welcome to Warwick ...

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



Warwick was established in 1642.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Warwick has a population of 80,974 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Warwick is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Warwick: (401)

The ZIP code for Warwick: 02889<4>

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 80,974 people. This is a decrease of 2.05% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.63% 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 total 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.

Communities Also Named Warwick ...

Using our Gazetteer, we 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
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Providence
    • Providence is located in Providence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 179,270 people
  • Fall River
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fall River
    • Fall River is located in Bristol County (MA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 89,792 people
  • Pawtucket
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pawtucket
    • Pawtucket is located in Providence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 71,710 people
  • East Providence
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Providence
    • East Providence is located in Providence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,337 people
  • Attleboro
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Attleboro
    • Attleboro is located in Bristol County (MA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,444 people
  • Cumberland
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Cumberland
    • Cumberland is located in Providence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,207 people
  • Coventry
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Coventry
    • Coventry is located in Kent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,931 people
  • North Providence
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Providence
    • North Providence is located in Providence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,507 people
  • South Kingstown
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Kingstown
    • South Kingstown is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,454 people
  • North Attleboro
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Attleboro have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Attleboro
    • North Attleboro is located in Bristol County (MA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,470 people

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.

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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Warwick was in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

We also found Warwick in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Warwick.

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Warwick.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Warwick - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 city (such as Warwick). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Warwick or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.









 

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