Cranston, Rhode Island

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Cranston, once known as Pawtuxet, is a city in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States.wikipedia
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Providence County, Rhode Island

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Cranston, once known as Pawtuxet, is a city in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States.
In 2010, the center of population of Rhode Island was located in Providence County, in the city of Cranston.

William Arnold (settler)

William Arnold
Much of the land was purchased by Roger Williams from the Narragansett Indians in 1638 as part of the Pawtuxet Purchase, and the first settler in the area was William Arnold, who was followed shortly by William Harris, William Carpenter and Zachariah Rhodes.
After living in Providence for about two years, Arnold moved with his family and others to the north side of the Pawtuxet River forming a settlement commonly called Pawtuxet, later a part of Cranston, Rhode Island.

Edgewood (Cranston)

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Edgewood is located in eastern Cranston, Rhode Island.

Howard, Rhode Island

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Howard was originally a farming hamlet in the southern part of Cranston, Rhode Island.

Fiskeville, Rhode Island

Fiskeville
Fiskeville is a small village in the south west corner of Cranston, Rhode Island, United States, the south east corner of the Town of Scituate, Rhode Island and across the northern side of Coventry, Rhode Island.

Meshanticut, Rhode Island

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Meshanticut is a neighborhood in Cranston, Rhode Island, United States.

Knightsville, Rhode Island

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Knightsville is an urban neighborhood in the city of Cranston, Rhode Island.

Oaklawn, Rhode Island

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Oak Lawn or Oaklawn is a historical village in southwest Cranston, Rhode Island.

Benedict Arnold (governor)

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Arnold's son, Benedict Arnold, became the first Governor of Rhode Island under the charter of 1663.
The settlement was called Pawtuxet and was still within the jurisdiction of Providence Plantation; it later became a part of Cranston, Rhode Island.

Pontiac, Rhode Island

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Pontiac is a historic village in Warwick, Rhode Island and Cranston, Rhode Island.

Thornton, Rhode Island

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Thornton (formerly known as Simmonsville and Lower Simmons Village) is a neighborhood located in the north-west part of Cranston, Rhode Island on the Johnston line and extends into the Johnston side.

Auburn, Rhode Island

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Auburn is an urban neighborhood in the east-central part of Cranston, Rhode Island.

Itri

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Many Italian-Americans in Cranston are descended from immigrants of Itri, Italy who settled mainly in the Knightsville section of Cranston during the early 1900s.
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Allan Fung

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The current mayor, Allan Fung, was elected in 2008, and is the city's first Asian American mayor.
Allan Wai-Ket Fung (born February 25, 1970) is an American attorney and politician who has been mayor of Cranston, Rhode Island, since 2009.

Interstate 295 (Rhode Island–Massachusetts)

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Four freeways travel through Cranston: I-95, I-295, RI 10 (the Huntington Expressway) and RI 37.
Exit 3A-B provides access to Rhode Island Route 37 within the town of Cranston.

Frank Lombardi

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In the Rhode Island Senate, Cranston is split into four senatorial districts, all represented by Democrats: Frank S. Lombardi (District 26), Hanna M. Gallo (District 27), Joshua Miller (District 28), and Erin P. Lynch-Prata (District 31).

Hanna Gallo

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In the Rhode Island Senate, Cranston is split into four senatorial districts, all represented by Democrats: Frank S. Lombardi (District 26), Hanna M. Gallo (District 27), Joshua Miller (District 28), and Erin P. Lynch-Prata (District 31).

Joshua Miller (politician)

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In the Rhode Island Senate, Cranston is split into four senatorial districts, all represented by Democrats: Frank S. Lombardi (District 26), Hanna M. Gallo (District 27), Joshua Miller (District 28), and Erin P. Lynch-Prata (District 31).

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority

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The MBTA's Providence/Stoughton Line also passes through but does not include a station in Cranston.
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation is also studying the feasibility of serving existing Amtrak stations in Kingston and Westerly as well as constructing new stations in Cranston, East Greenwich, and West Davisville.

Interstate 95 in Rhode Island

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Four freeways travel through Cranston: I-95, I-295, RI 10 (the Huntington Expressway) and RI 37.

U.S. Route 1 in Rhode Island

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Other state-numbered roads in Cranston are U.S. 1, US 1A, RI 2, RI 5, RI 12, RI 33, RI 51, RI 115 and RI 117.

United States

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Cranston, once known as Pawtuxet, is a city in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States.

Center of population

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The center of population of Rhode Island is located in Cranston.

CQ Press

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It is among the top 25 safest cities in the country, according to CQ Press's research.