A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Providence ...
The location of Providence has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Providence refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Providentian<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Providence has a population of 7,780 people<4> (see below for details).
Providence was established in 1855.
The community of Providence is 4,800 feet [1,463 m] above sea level.<5> In other words, the altitude of Providence is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Providence lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Providence is within the (435) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Providence had an population of 7,780 people. This is an increase of 9.96% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 77.75% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Providence had a population of 7,075 people (or 6.28% of the total population of Cache County). This makes Providence the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Providence represents 0.26% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 69th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 7,075 people, the population of Providence increased 61.64% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,377 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Providence.
Adding Providence to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Providence in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Providence elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .
We also found Providence mentioned in the book Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Providence on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Providence ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 76 communities that are also named Providence - they are located in Alabama (8), Arizona, Arkansas (2), California (2), Florida (3), Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky (7), Louisiana, Maryland (4), Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (3), Missouri (2), North Carolina (6), Ohio (4), Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Rhode Island, South Carolina (4), Tennessee (7), Texas (5), Virginia (3), Washington and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Providence.
Communities near Providence ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Providence.
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 Providence. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Providence.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Providence. 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 Providence.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Providence. See our Newspapers Page for Providence.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Providence ...
Looking for more information about Providence? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Providence, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Providence.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Providence. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021