Place:Manville, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

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NameManville
Alt namesLogussocksource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS44001755
Union Forgesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS44001755
Unitysource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS44001755
Unity Furnacesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS44001755
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates41.967°N 71.467°W
Located inProvidence, Rhode Island, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Manville is a village in the town of Lincoln in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States. It is located at latitude 41.9616° North, longitude 71.4744° West. It has been assigned the ZIP Code 02838.

It is a mill village that lies along the Blackstone River. Northern Lincoln Elementary School is located in Manville. The village is known for the former Manville-Jenkes mill that burned down in 1956. The mill was a popular place to work in the village. Several row houses were constructed be mill owners to house their workers in the early 1900s. These rowhouses are known the residents of Manville as "the Brick Blocks." The village sports several businesses, including Lil and Gene's restaurant, Manville Palace Pizza, Denis' Market, One Stop Liquors, Lou's Cafe, and a Navigant Credit Union branch.

Manville RI. Incorporated 1812 in A Link Below info on the DVD "Senetchonet to Manville: A Journey Through Time" Log Cabin Studios

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