Bristol County, Rhode Island

county in Rhode Island, United States

Bristol County is a county located in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. As of the 2010 census, the population was 49,875,[1] making it the least populous county in Rhode Island. The county was created in 1747 when it was separated from Bristol County, Massachusetts.[2] Its county seat is Bristol, Rhode Island.


  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 7, 2011. Retrieved November 22, 2013.
  2. "Rhode Island: Individual County Chronologies". Pennsylvania Atlas of Historical County Boundaries. The Newberry Library. 2009. Archived from the original on July 25, 2015. Retrieved March 14, 2015.