Easton Beach, Rhode Islandhttps://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Easton_Beach_-_Panorama_2.jpg
is the smallest state in the United States. And yet it has the longest official state name. Located in the New England region, Rhode Island is officially known as the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
*. Rhode Island covers only 1,214 sq mi (3,140 sq km). It measures about 37 miles (60 km) from east to west and 48 miles (77 km) from north to south. The highest point in Rhode Island is Jerimoth Hill, which is 812 ft (247m) in height.
* On 2 November, 2010, a referendum was held to determine whether the people want to continue holding the official name of State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantation, or should it be shortened to simply Rhode Island. The result shows that 78% of the population want to keep the original name.
Rhode Island is bordered Massachusetts to the north and east and Connecticut to the west, and separated from New York's Long Island by water to the southwest.
Claiborne Pell Newport Bridge, Rhode Islandhttps://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Claiborne_Pell_Newport_Bridge.jpg
Rhode Island has a population of over a million people. It is the 43rd most populated state (or rather the 7th lowest population state) in the country. Its capital and largest city is Providence.
Rhode Island was the 13th state to be admitted to the Union, on 29 May, 1790. It is in the Eastern time zone (-5/-4 GMT). Its abbreviation is RI.
Block Island Lighthouse, Rhode Islandhttps://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lighthouse_on_Block_Island,_RI_02.jpg
Travel to Rhode Island
The main airport serving Rhode Island is the Theodore Francis Green State Airport (PVD) a domestic airport serving Providence. The nearest international airport is Boston's Logan International Airport (BOS).
You can reach Providence from Boston on the Attleboro/Stoughton commuter rail line.
Interstate highway 95 links Providence to New York City and Boston.
Cities in Rhode Island
- Central Falls (19,000)
Smallest sized city in the smallest state in the United States.
- East Greenwich (13,000)
One of the first five capitals of Rhode Island.
- Narragansett (16,500)
Town on a strip of land along the eastern bank of the Pettaquamscutt River.
- Newport (26,500)
City on Aquidneck Island.
- Pawtucket (73,000)
City in Providence County.
- Providence (172,000)
Capital and largest city in Rhode Island.
- South Kingstown (28,000)
Town in Washington County.
- Warwick (86,000)
Second largest city in Rhode Island.
- Woonsocket (43,000)
Town directly south of the border with Massachusetts.
Places of Interest in Rhode Island
- Block Island
- South County Beaches
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