Kent County, Rhode Island
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Kent County
Kent County was formed in 1750 from the southern third of Providence County.
It was named after the county of Kent, England.

The traditional county seat is East Greenwich.

 Cities and Towns
Warwick~Coventry~East Greenwich~West Greenwich~West Warwick

Anthony~Arkwright~Blackrock~Coventry Centre~Fairbanks~Harris~Hillsgrove~Hopkins Hollow~Nooseneck~Lippitt~Quidnick~Spring Lake~Summit~Tiogue~Washington~Whaley's Hollow

Census-Designated Place

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Kent County Online Data



Census Records

Church Histories / Records

County Records

School Records

Website Updates:
February 2018: Newspaper Gleanings - Crimes: Potter convicted of murder


September 2017: Cemeteries: Cornell Cemetery transcription
Feb 2017: 1774 Census - COMPLETE! 
Births: Warwick Births 1636 - 1850 t/b GTTT
Deaths: Warwick Deaths 1636 - 1850 t/b GTTT

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