Harmony, Rhode Island

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Harmony, Rhode Island
Harmony Chapel Cemetery on Route 44 around the start of the 20th century
Harmony Chapel Cemetery on Route 44 around the start of the 20th century
Location of the CDP in Providence County and the state of Rhode Island.
Location of the CDP in Providence County and the state of Rhode Island.
Coordinates: 41°53′16″N 71°35′48″W / 41.88778°N 71.59667°W / 41.88778; -71.59667Coordinates: 41°53′16″N 71°35′48″W / 41.88778°N 71.59667°W / 41.88778; -71.59667
CountryUnited States
StateRhode Island
CountyProvidence
Area
 • Total2.97 sq mi (7.68 km2)
 • Land2.94 sq mi (7.62 km2)
 • Water0.023 sq mi (0.060 km2)
Elevation
554 ft (169 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total985
 • Density330/sq mi (130/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
02814
Area code(s)401
FIPS code44-33040[1]
GNIS feature ID2629815[2]

Harmony is a village and census-designated place[2] in Providence County, Rhode Island, in the town of Glocester, located on U.S. Route 44 (Putnam Pike). As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 985.[3]

Local sites and history[edit]

The historic 1816 Harmony Chapel and Cemetery are located at the center of the village. Several restaurants, the Harmony Library and golf courses are located nearby. In the early nineteenth century a toll booth of the Glocester Turnpike was located in Harmony to raise funds to maintain the road until it was abolished in the 1850s.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Harmony has a total area of 2.97 mi2 (7.68 km2), of which 2.94 mi2 (7.62 km2) is land and 0.023 mi2 (0.060 km2), or 0.78%, is water.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Harmony, Rhode Island
  3. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Harmony CDP, Rhode Island". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 15, 2012.
  4. ^ Elizabeth A. Perry, A brief history of the town of Glocester, Rhode Island (Providence Press Co., Printers, 1886)
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2019". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-07-19.

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