Place:Johnston, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

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NameJohnston
Alt namesTown of Providencesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS44003140
TypeTown
Coordinates41.817°N 71.517°W
Located inProvidence, Rhode Island, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Johnston is a town in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States. The population was 28,769 at the 2010 census. Johnston is the site of the Clemence Irons House (1691) a stone-ender museum[1] and the only landfill in Rhode Island. Incorporated on March 6, 1759, Johnston was named for the colonial attorney general, Augustus Johnston.

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