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Washington County Rhode Island History

Washington County was created from Providence Plantations in 1729 as Kings County. It was renamed Washington County on October 29, 1781 in honor of General and President Washington.


Towns: Charlestown, Exeter, Hopkinton, Narragansett, New Shoreham, North Kingstown, Richmond, South Kingstown (traditional county seat), Westerly.

Census-designated places: Ashaway, Bradford, Carolina, Charlestown, Hope Valley, Hopkinton, Kingston, Misquamicut, Narragansett Pier, Quonochontaug, Wakefield-Peacedale, Watch Hill, Weekapaug, Westerly, Wyoming.

Other villages: Alton, Arcadia, Ashaway, Barberville, Bethel, Burdickville, Canonchet, Centerville, Davisville, Galilee, Hamilton, Hopkinton City, Jerusalem, Kenyon, Lafayette, Locustville, Matunuck, Moscow, Peace Dale, Point Judith, Rockville, Saunderstown, Shannock, Shelter Harbor, Slocum, Usquepaug, Wakefield, West Kingston, White Rock, Wickford, Wood River Junction, Woodville.

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