All Countries in the World
|Home Earth Continents The Americas
USA Country Profile Rhode Island
Google Earth Providence Map
___ Searchable Map and Satellite View of the City of Providence, Rhode Island
Searchable Map and Satellite View of Providence using Google Earth DataSatellite view showing Providence, capital and most populous city of the State of Rhode Island in the United States. The city is located in the central-eastern part of the state, in Providence county at the head of Narragansett Bay along the Providence River, 57 mi (92 km) south west of Boston and about 155 mi (250 km) north east of New York City.
In 1636 Providence was founded by Roger Williams, an exiled an English Protestant theologian and an early proponent of religious freedom and the separation of church and state.
In 1762 the Old State House was built in Providence. The government of Rhode Island rotated between Providence, Newport, Bristol, East Greenwich, and Kingston between 1681 and 1854 when Newport and Providence became the only capitals. Providence became the sole capital in 1901.
Providence has a population of about 178,000 inhabitants, but in its metropolitan area live around 1,6 million people, approximately 600,000 more than in the state itself, because of its expansion into southern Massachusetts.
The page shows a city map of Providence with expressways, main roads and streets, zoom out to find the location of T. F. Green Airport (IATA code: PVD), 9 mi (15 km) by road, south of the city.
Just zoom in to see Rhode Island Statehouse, the capitol of Rhode Island.
To find a location use the form below. To view just the map, click on the "Map" button.
Downtown Providence, Rhode Island
Image: Doc Searls
Bookmark/share this page
| To find a location type: street or place, city, optional: state, country.
||Local Time Providence:
Saturday-April-25 2015 20:14Standard time zone Eastern (EST): UTC/GMT -5 hours
Daylight Saving Time (EDT) in use from the second Sunday in March, ends on the first Sunday in November; time zone offset: UTC/GMT -4 hours
|Google Map: Searchable Map of the City of Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
|City Coordinates: 41°49′25″N 71°25′20″W
|More about Rhode Island and the USA:
Rhode Island State:
Map of Rhode Island
US State Capitals
Profile of the 50 U.S. States
Maps of the 50 U.S. States
Flags of the 50 U.S. States
Map of the USA
Reference Map of Mainland USA.
Searchable map/satellite view of the United States.
Time zone map of the USA
Major US Airports
Most populated cities in the U.S.
United States Country Profile
Political Map of North America
Physical Map of North America
|Current Weather Conditions Providence
Providence (official website)
Wikipedia: Providence, Rhode Island
|Related Consumer Information:
Other Major U.S. Cities:
Atlanta, Atlantic City, Austin, Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, El Paso, Fort Worth, Honolulu, Houston, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Memphis, Miami, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Nashville, New Orleans, New York City, Norfolk, Oklahoma City, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Portland, Sacramento, St. Louis, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, Santa Fe, Seattle, Tampa, Tucson, Washington D.C.
Map Help [ show ]
One World - Nations Online .:. let's care for this planet
Made to improve cross-cultural understanding and global awareness.
Copyright © 1998-2015 :: nationsonline.org