Rhode Island
The Ocean State
Map of U.S. showing location of Rhode Island


CAPITAL: Providence

STATEHOOD: 1790; 13th state

ATTRACTIONS: Block Island, Newport Mansions, America's Cup Hall of Fame

FUN FACT: Rhode Island is the smallest state in the United States—only 1,034 square miles.

Rhode Island state flag
State Flower: violet; State Bird: Rhode Island red chicken; State Tree: red maple; State Quarter

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Photos: Marilyn Barbone, Dreamstime (chicken); Connie Larsen, Dreamstime (maple); maogg, iStockphoto (quarter); eli_asenova, iStockphoto (violet); Alextom2k, iStockphoto (flag)


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