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Kent County, Rhode Island

county in Rhode Island, United States

Kent County is a county located in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. As of the 2010 census, the population was 166,158[1] making it the second-most populous county in Rhode Island. It was named after the county of Kent, England.[2]


  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 13, 2011. Retrieved November 22, 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 173.