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East Providence is a city in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States. The population was 47,037 at the 2010 census, making it the fifth largest city in the state.GeographyEast Providence is located at .According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 16.6sqmi, of which, 13.4sqmi of it is land and 3.2sqmi of it is water.The following villages are located in East Providence: East Providence Center Riverside Rumford The Mayor is Thomas Rose, The City Manager is currently Paul Lemont.HistoryIn 1641, the Plymouth Colony purchased from the Indians a large tract of land which today includes the northern half of East Providence (from Watchemoket to Rumford), Rehoboth, Massachusetts, Seekonk, Massachusetts, and part of Pawtucket. Four years later, John Brown of Plymouth bought a considerably smaller piece of land from the Indians, which today comprises the southern part of East Providence (Riverside), Barrington, and a small part of Swansea. Finally, in 1661, Plymouth completed the "North Purchase" from which Attleboro, North Attleboro, and Cumberland were later formed. Over the whole the authorities gave the name 'Rehoboth'. The center of this large settlement, which is sometimes referred to as 'Old Rehoboth', is within the borders of modern East Providence. In 1812, the western half of Old Rehoboth was set off as a separate township called Seekonk, Massachusetts. Old Rehoboth's town center now became the heart of Old Seekonk. Finally, in 1862, the western part of Old Seekonk was ceded to Rhode Island and incorporated as East Providence.When using our United States vacation planner to make an itinerary online, East Providence holidays come together around your tastes, interests, and requirements, with us taking care of the logistics.
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