This is a listing of the counties in Rhode Island. Please click on the county of your choice to be taken directly to that counties site.
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Created from land gained from Bristol County, Massachusetts after resolution of a boundary dispute between the two colonies.
City of Bristol, England
Created from part of Providence County.
County of Kent, England
Formed as Rhode Island County in 1703. Renamed Newport County in 1729
Town (now city) of Newport, Wales
Formed in 1703 as Providence Plantations County. Renamed Providence County in 1729
Formed in 1729 as Kings County from part of Providence Plantations County. Renamed Washington County in 1781.
George Washington, American Revolutionary War general and first President of the USA