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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>
Providence is 1,530 feet [466 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Providence lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Providence: (509)
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), Utah, Virginia (3) 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Providence, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Providence.
Adding Providence to Our Gazetteer ...
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, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Providence was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Providence on our Genealogy Page.
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.
The official website for Adams County: www.co.adams.wa.us/
The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022