Kingston, Rhode Island

census-designated place in town of South Kingstown, Rhode Island, United States

Kingston is a village in Rhode Island. The University of Rhode Island is there. Most of the village center is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Kingston, Rhode Island
Kingston station (Rhode Island) 78000018.jpg
Kingston, Rhode Island is located in Rhode Island
Kingston, Rhode Island
Kingston, Rhode Island
Location in the state of Rhode Island
Coordinates: 41°29′N 71°32′W / 41.483°N 71.533°W / 41.483; -71.533
CountryUnited States
StateRhode Island
CountyWashington
Area
 • Land1.57 sq mi (4.1 km2)
Elevation
246 ft (75 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total5,446
 • Density3,474.6/sq mi (1,341.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
02881
Area code(s)401
FIPS code44-38980[1]
GNIS feature ID1217812[2]
Kingston Village Historic District
Kings County Courthouse (Kingston Free Library).jpg
Kings County Court House (now a public library) where the Constitution was last voted against by Rhode Island in 1790
Area470 acres
Architectural styleGreek Revival, Late Victorian, Federal, Colonial
NRHP reference No.74000011[3]
Added to NRHPMay 1, 1974

ReferencesEdit

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13.