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Town of West Greenwich, Rhode Island
Welcome to West Greenwich ...
The location of West Greenwich has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
A typical abbreviation for West Greenwich: W. Greenwich
From the Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of West Greenwich has a population of 6,397 people<3> (see below for details).
West Greenwich is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: West Greenwich lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
West Greenwich is within the boundaries of the (401) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, West Greenwich had an population of 6,397 people. This is an increase of 4.27% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 25.8% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of West Greenwich had a population of 6,135 people. This makes West Greenwich the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of West Greenwich represents 0.58% of the total population of Rhode Island (which has 1,052,567 people), making it the state's 35th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 6,135 people, the population of West Greenwich increased 20.65% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,085 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for West Greenwich.
Adding West Greenwich to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of West Greenwich 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 West Greenwich was on a map titled Map of Rhode Island (from Rand McNally, 1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for West Greenwich on our Genealogy Page.
Communities near West Greenwich ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near West Greenwich.
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 West Greenwich. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for West Greenwich.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of West Greenwich. 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 West Greenwich.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around West Greenwich. See our Newspapers Page for West Greenwich.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Greenwich ...
Looking for more information about West Greenwich? 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 West Greenwich, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for West Greenwich.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for West Greenwich. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of Rhode Island: https://www.ri.gov/
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This page was last modified: 14 Sep 2021