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The population of West Warwick is approximately 29,581 (2000).
The approximate number of families is 12,488 (1990).

The amount of land area in West Warwick is 20.543 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in West Warwick is 7.9 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.467 sq kilometers.
The distance from West Warwick to Washington DC is 357 miles. The distance to the Rhode Island state capital is 10 miles. (as the crow flies)
West Warwick is positioned 41.69 degrees north of the equator and 71.51 degrees west of the prime meridian.

West Warwick elevation is 130 feet above sea level.
West Warwick median income is $39,505 (2000).

The West Warwick median home price is $109,000 (2000).

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West Warwick location: in central Rhode Island about 52 miles southwest of Boston. Other nearby communities include East Greenwich, Cranston, Warwick, Exeter, Providence, North Kingstown and Coventry.

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Climate & Weather

The weather in West Warwick is seasonal with all four seasons represented. Winter temperatures tend to average around 30 degrees with summer temperatures averaging about 73 degrees. Precipitation tends to fall throughout the year, but a little less falls in the summer months. Snow falls generally from November through March. Check this time and temperature page for West Warwick.
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West Warwick history:

West Warwick was officially formed on 14 March 1913 when Warwick was divided. The original Warwick was created on 12 Jan 1642 and was named for the Earl of Warwick.

West Warwick was once a thriving mill town making textiles for clothing. Though the mills have closed, many are being refurbished and changed to become residential housing as apartments and condos.

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The incorporation date of West Warwick: 1913

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