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Encyclopedia > North Kingstown, Rhode Island
The Gilbert Stuart Birthplace is located in Saunderstown, a village of North Kingstown.
The Gilbert Stuart Birthplace is located in Saunderstown, a village of North Kingstown.

North Kingstown is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. The population was 26,326 at the 2000 census. The famous American portraitist Gilbert Stuart was born in the village of Saunderstown, located in the southern region of North Kingstown. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Gilbert Stuart Birthplace and Museum. ... Saunderstown, Rhode Island is a village in North Kingstown, Rhode Island. ... The system of local government in use in New England is very different from that found throughout the rest of the United States. ... Washington County is a county located in the southeastern part of Rhode Island, a U.S. state. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Roman-Egyptian funeral portrait of a young boy A portrait is a painting (portrait painting), photograph (portrait photography), or other artistic representation of a person, in which the face and its expression is predominant. ... Self portrait, 1778 Gilbert Charles Stuart (né Stewart) (December 3, 1755 - July 9, 1828) was an American painter. ... Saunderstown, Rhode Island is a village in North Kingstown, Rhode Island. ...

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Demographics

Self portrait of Gilbert Stuart, Painted in 1778. Stuart was born in North Kingstown.
Self portrait of Gilbert Stuart, Painted in 1778. Stuart was born in North Kingstown.

As of the census² of 2000, there were 26,326 people, 10,154 households, and 7,310 families residing in the town. The population density was 233.2/km² (603.9/mi²). There were 10,743 housing units at an average density of 95.2/km² (246.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.7% White, 1.0% African American, 0.55% Native American, 0.95% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.53% from other races, and 1.25% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.77% of the population. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Self portrait, 1778 Gilbert Charles Stuart (né Stewart) (December 3, 1755 - July 9, 1828) was an American painter. ... Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 10,154 households out of which 35.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.6% were married couples living together, 46.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.0% were non-families. 22.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.03. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the town the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 26.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 93.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.6 males.


The median income for a household in the town was $60,027, and the median income for a family was $69,559. Males had a median income of $20,668 versus $18,399 for females. The per capita income for the town was $28,139. About 18.8% of families and 16.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.6% of those under age 18 and 4.8% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Notable Facts

North Kingstown is the birthplace of Gilbert Stuart (1755 - 1828), the American painter whose portrait of George Washington appears on the one dollar bill. Self portrait, 1778 Gilbert Charles Stuart (né Stewart) (December 3, 1755 - July 9, 1828) was an American painter. ... George Washington (February 22, 1732 – December 14, 1799)[1] led Americas Continental Army to victory over Britain in the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), and in 1789 was elected the first President of the United States of America. ...


North Kingstown is also home to Quonset Point, a former military base which was once the home of the Naval Construction Battalions known as the SeaBees. Quonset Point is a small peninsula in Narragansett Bay. ... The official motto of the Seabees, the United States Navy Construction Battalions, is Construimus, Batuimus—We Build, We Fight. ...


Points of Interest

  • Casey Farm - An original colonial plantation that is today one of the oldest operational farms in New England.
  • Davis Memorial Wildlife Refuge - 96 Acres of forest and wetlands preserved by the Audubon Society of Rhode Island.
  • Devil's Foot Rock - A famous petrosomatoglyph. Legends going back to the colonial era tell of a squaw being chased by the devil. Some say that she fled from Boston. Her pursuer is said to have left his footprints at Devil's Foot Rock, then at Chimney Hill in South Kingstown, and finally at Block Island.
  • Gilbert Stuart Birthplace and Museum - The house in which American portraitist Gilbert Stuart was born in 1755. The museum features works from throughout Stuart's career and operational grist and snuff mills.
  • Historic Wickford Village - A Historic Seaside Village which contains one of the largest collections of preserved 18th century houses in the Northeastern United States. Wickford also has a large and scenic harbor.
  • Quonset Air Museum - A large Museum located near the Quonset Naval Air Station which focuses on military aviation history.
  • Smith's Castle - a colonial plantation located on the shore of Narragansett Bay.

Casy Farm in Saunderstown, Rhode Island, Rhode Island, USA, was established around 1750. ... This article is about the region in the United States of America. ... The National Audubon Society is an American non-profit environmental organization dedicated to nature conservancy. ... This footprint carved into the rock on Dunadd, in Argyll, is linked to the crowning of the Scots kings of Dál Riata. ... The Gilbert Stuart Birthplace and Museum. ... 1755 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Wickford is a small village in North Kingstown, Rhode Island. ... Regional definitions vary The Northeastern United States is a region of the United States. ... Smiths Castle, Wickford, Rhode Island in 1875 Smiths Castle, built in 1678, is a museum and one of the oldest houses in Rhode Island in the United States. ...

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SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE NORTH KINGSTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT, NORTH KINGSTOWN, ... (1581 words)
Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act applies to the North Kingstown Police Department because it is a public entity as defined in the Department of Justice's regulation implementing title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
This Settlement Agreement does not affect the North Kingstown Police Department's continuing responsibility to comply with all aspects of title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The North Kingstown Police Department must provide an opportunity for individuals with hearing impairments to request the auxiliary aids and services of their choice and must give primary consideration to the choice expressed by the individuals.
North Kingstown, Rhode Island (481 words)
North Kingstown, Rhode Island, in Washington county, is 9 miles S of Warwick, Rhode Island (center to center) and 59 miles S of Boston, Massachusetts.
North Kingstown is home to some 26,326 residents.
According to the 2000 census, 74% of the housing in North Kingstown was owner-occupied.
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