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Science In Your Backyard: Rhode Island

Rhode Island

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Rhode Island State Facts

Image of Rhode Island with a star pinpointing the location of the capital.
Locations on image are approximate

Capital: Providence(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 1,045 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 1,052,567
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Jerimoth Hill at 812 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Providence
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Atlantic Ocean at Sea Level
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Kent County approx. 1 mile south-southwest of Crompton
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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