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Welcome to West Warwick ...

West Warwick is located in Kent County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for West Warwick: W. Warwick

West Warwick is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for West Warwick: (401)

Websites for West Warwick ...

Junior League:   www.jlri.org/

Communities near West Warwick ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near West Warwick.

  • Providence [Providence County]
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    • Providence [Providence County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of West Warwick
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 179,270 people
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  • Fall River [Bristol County]
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    • Fall River [Bristol County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of West Warwick
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 89,792 people
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  • Warwick [Kent County]
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    • Warwick [Kent County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the east of West Warwick
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,189 people
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  • Cranston [Providence County]
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    • Cranston [Providence County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of West Warwick
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,142 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pawtucket [Providence County]
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      • Pawtucket [Providence County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of West Warwick
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 71,710 people
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    • East Providence [Providence County]
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      • East Providence [Providence County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northeast of West Warwick
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,337 people
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    • Cumberland [Providence County]
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      • Cumberland [Providence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of West Warwick
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,207 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Coventry [Kent County]
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      • Coventry [Kent County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of West Warwick
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,931 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coventry have been provided by the GNIS.<4> 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]<3> to the north of West Warwick
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,507 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • South Kingstown [Washington County]
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      • South Kingstown [Washington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of West Warwick
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,454 people
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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 Warwick. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for West Warwick.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of West 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 West Warwick.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around West Warwick. See our Newspapers Page for West Warwick.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Warwick ...

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

Adding West Warwick to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of West 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 West Warwick was on a map titled Road Map for Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for West Warwick on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for West Warwick

Cities, Towns and Villages of Rhode Island

About Kent County

About Rhode Island

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for West Warwick. 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 Kent, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around West Warwick - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- West 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 West Warwick. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from West WarwickOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Warwick. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7042, Longitude: -71.5242    
<4>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.

 

 

 

 

 


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