Barrington, Rhode Island

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Barrington, Rhode Island
Aerial view of Barrington in 2008
Aerial view of Barrington in 2008
Location in Bristol County and the state of Rhode Island.
Location in Bristol County and the state of Rhode Island.
Coordinates: 41°44′43″N 71°19′5″W / 41.74528°N 71.31806°W / 41.74528; -71.31806Coordinates: 41°44′43″N 71°19′5″W / 41.74528°N 71.31806°W / 41.74528; -71.31806
CountryUnited States
StateRhode Island
CountyBristol
Incorporated1770
Government
 • TypeCouncil-manager
 • Town CouncilStephen B. Primiano (R)
Michael W. Carroll (D)
 • Town ModeratorJulia P. Califano (D)
Area
 • Total15.4 sq mi (39.9 km2)
 • Land8.4 sq mi (21.8 km2)
 • Water7.0 sq mi (18.1 km2)
Elevation
50ft at Prince's hill ft (2 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total16,310
 • Density1,941.7/sq mi (748.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
02806
Area code(s)401
FIPS code44-05140[1]
GNIS feature ID1220084[2]
WebsiteTown of Barrington Official Web Site

Barrington (pronounced /ˈbɛərɪŋt[invalid input: 'ɨ']n/) is a New England town in Bristol County, Rhode Island, United States. The population was 16,310 at the 2010 census.

In July 2005, CNN/Money and Money magazine ranked Barrington sixth on its list of the 100 best places to live in the United States.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "MONEY Magazine: Best places to live 2005". Money.cnn.com. 2005-05-23. Retrieved 2011-11-27.

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