Place:Washington, Rhode Island, United States

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NameWashington
Alt namesWashingtonsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates41.5°N 71.617°W
Located inRhode Island, United States     (1729 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Washington County, known colloquially as South County, is a county located in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. As of the 2010 census, the population was 126,979.

Rhode Island counties, including Washington County, have no governmental functions (other than as court administrative and sheriff corrections boundaries which are part of state government).

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1729 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1790 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1970 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1790 18,075
1800 16,135
1810 14,962
1820 15,687
1830 15,411
1840 14,324
1850 16,430
1860 18,715
1870 20,097
1880 22,495
1890 23,649
1900 24,154
1910 24,942
1920 24,932
1930 29,334
1940 32,493
1950 48,542
1960 59,054
1970 83,586
1980 93,317
1990 110,006

Note: New Shoreham town (Block Island; 1960 pop. 486) was transferred from Newport County to Washington County in 1963.

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