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"Charlestown, a post-township of Washington co., R.I., is bounded on the S. by the Atlantic Ocean, and intersected by the Stonington & Providence Railroad. It has 5 churches. Pop. 1054, of whom about 100 are Narragansett Indians."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott

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  • 1819 - Charlestown
    Charlestown is a post township, situated 40 miles southwest from Providence; bounded on the north by Charles river, which separates it from Richmond, ...Read MORE...


  • 1859
    CHARLESTOWN,, a township in Washington, co., Rhode Island, 45 m. SSW of Providence, watered by Charles river, and a branch of the Pawcatuck, Pop. 923.
    A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859

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  • 1916
    Charlestown, a post-township (town) of Washington co., R.I., is bounded on the S. by the Atlantic Ocean. Pop. in 1900, 975, in part Narragansett...Read MORE...


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Charlestown Beach, Charlestown, R. I.

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  • 1819 - Charlestown
    Charlestown is a post township, situated 40 miles southwest from Providence; bounded on the north by Charles river, which separates it from Richmond, ... Read MORE...

  • 1859
    CHARLESTOWN,, a township in Washington, co., Rhode Island, 45 m. SSW of Providence, watered by Charles river, and a branch of the Pawcatuck, Pop. 923. A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859
  • 1916
    Charlestown, a post-township (town) of Washington co., R.I., is bounded on the S. by the Atlantic Ocean. Pop. in 1900, 975, in part Narragansett... Read MORE...

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