City of Providence

General Information

  • City hall address:

    25 Dorrance Street
    Providence, RI 2903

    Phone: 401-421-7740
    Fax: 401-274-8240

  • Form of Government:

    Fifteen member City Council headed by Mayor.

  • Meetings held:

    The First and third Thursday at 7:30 pm. First Thursday in July and August.

  • Town map (via Google™ Maps)
  • Established in: 1636
  • Incorporated in: 1832
  • Land area square miles: 18.5

Web sites

Phone numbers

  • Police Department: 401-272-3121
  • Fire Department: 401-272-3121
  • Animal Control: 401-272-3121
  • Garbage Collection:401-421-7740 Ext. 37
  • Water Dept.: 401-421-7740 Ext. 37
  • Library: 401-455-8000

Counties

  • County: Providence

Villages

  • Dyerville
  • Edgewood
  • Elmwood
  • Federal Hill
  • Fox Point
  • Geneva
  • Manton
  • Mt. Pleasant
  • Olneyville
  • Silver Lake
  • Smith Hill
  • Starvegoat Island
  • Tockwotton
  • Washington Park