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North Kingstown

[kingz-tuh n, -toun, king-stuh n] /ˈkɪŋz tən, -ˌtaʊn, ˈkɪŋ stən/
a town in S central Rhode Island. Unabridged
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town (township), Washington county, south-central Rhode Island, U.S., on Narragansett Bay. The area, settled in 1641 as Kings Towne, was incorporated in 1674; in 1686-89 it was called Rochester. In 1722-23 it was divided into North Kingstown and South Kingstown. North Kingstown includes the villages of Allenton, Davisville, Hamilton, Lafayette, Quonset Point, Saunderstown, Slocum, and Wickford (the administrative centre)

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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