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West Warwick
Kent County, Rhode Island

ZipCodes
02893




Page Contents for West Warwick, Rhode Island

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Rhode Island state capital is Providence.
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.

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.

Here is a map page for West Warwick.
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Weather


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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History & History Related Items

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.

This history page gives a short summary. Try this history page for West Warwick.
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The incorporation of West Warwick

1913


West Warwick City Government

West Warwick
1170 Main Street
West Warwick, RI 02893
Phone: 401-822-9200
Fax: 401-822-9266

West Warwick Chamber

Central Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce
3288 Post Road
Warwick, Rhode Island 02886
Phone: 401 732-1100
FAX: 401 732-1107


Pawtuxet Valley Chamber of Commerce
Coventry and West Greenwich
1192 Main Street
West Warwick, RI 02893
Phone: 401-823-3349

West Warwick Organizations

Central Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce
3288 Post Road
Warwick, Rhode Island 02886
Phone: 401 732-1100
FAX: 401 732-1107


Pawtuxet Valley Chamber of Commerce
Coventry and West Greenwich
1192 Main Street
West Warwick, RI 02893
Phone: 401-823-3349

West Warwick Schools

West Warwick Public Schools West Warwick

Miscellany

The population of West Warwick was:
1990 - 29,268
2000 - 29,581

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