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{{Note|See an interactive outline map of [http://historical-county.newberry.org/website/Rhode_Island/viewer.htm ''Rhode Island Historical Counties''] at Newberry Library site<ref>[http://historical-county.newberry.org/website/Rhode_Island/viewer.htm ''Rhode_Island Atlas of Historical County Boundaries'', John H. Long, Editor; Peggy Tuck Sinko, Associate Editor; Gordon DenBoer, Historical Compiler; Douglas Knox, Book Digitizing Director and Digital Compiler; Emily Kelley, Research Associate; Laura Rico-Beck, GIS Specialist; Peter Siczewicz, ArcIMS Interactive Map Designer; Robert Will, Cartographic Assistant. Copyright The Newberry Library 2008.</ref> (Free) Enter a year, '''Refresh Map''', select '''zoom in''', then click on the map to enlarge it.}}
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{{Tip|Sort the table by '''Date Formed''' or by '''Parent Counties''' and check [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/RI_County_Index.htm Boundary Changes] for interesting insights.}}
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" | '''Name of County'''  
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" |'''Boundary<br>Changes'''  
| '''Year Split and Child County'''<br>
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" | '''Counties Created by Boundary Changes'''
 
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| [[Bristol County, Rhode Island|Bristol]]
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| 1746  Feb 17
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/RI_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#BRISTOL Details]
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| [[Providence County, Rhode Island|Providence]]
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| none
 
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| [[Kent County, Rhode Island|Kent]]
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| 1759  Jun 11
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/RI_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#KENT Details]
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| [[Providence County, Rhode Island|Providence]]
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| none
 
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| King's
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| 1703  Jun 22
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/RI_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm# Details]
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| Colonial lands
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| renamed [[Washington County, Rhode Island|Washington]] 1781
 
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| [[Newport County, Rhode Island|Newport]]
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| 1781  Oct 29
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/RI_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#NEWPORT Details]
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| Rhode Island County
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| [[Providence County, Rhode Island|Providence]]
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| 1729  Jun 16
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/RI_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#PROVIDENCE Details]
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| renamed from [[Providence Plantations|Providence Plantations]]
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| [[Bristol County, Rhode Island|Bristol]] 1746, [[Kent County, Rhode Island|Kent]] 1750
 
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| [[Providence Plantations|Providence Plantations]]
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| 1636  6  16
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| renamed [[Providence, Rhode Island|Providence]] 1703
 
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| renamed [[Newport, Rhode Island|Newport]] 1729
 
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| [[Washington County, Rhode Island|Washington]]
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| 1781  Oct 29
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[[Category:United_States_County_Creations]] [[Category:Rhode_Island]]

Revision as of 15:53, 13 August 2014


Name of County Date Formed Boundary
Changes
Parent County Counties Created by Boundary Changes
Bristol 1746 Feb 17 Details Providence none
Kent 1759 Jun 11 Details Providence none
King's 1703 Jun 22 Details Colonial lands renamed Washington 1781
Newport 1781 Oct 29 Details Rhode Island County none
Providence 1729 Jun 16 Details renamed from Providence Plantations Bristol 1746, Kent 1750
Providence Plantations 1636 6 16 Details Colonial lands renamed Providence 1703
Rhode Island 1636 6 16 Details Colonial lands renamed Newport 1729
Washington 1781 Oct 29 Details renamed from King's County none
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  1. [http://historical-county.newberry.org/website/Rhode_Island/viewer.htm Rhode_Island Atlas of Historical County Boundaries, John H. Long, Editor; Peggy Tuck Sinko, Associate Editor; Gordon DenBoer, Historical Compiler; Douglas Knox, Book Digitizing Director and Digital Compiler; Emily Kelley, Research Associate; Laura Rico-Beck, GIS Specialist; Peter Siczewicz, ArcIMS Interactive Map Designer; Robert Will, Cartographic Assistant. Copyright The Newberry Library 2008.