U.S. STATE FACTS

Rhode Island Facts

Block Island Lighthouse in Rhode Island
A lighthouse on Block Island RI

Introduction - Rhode Island

Rhode Island is located in New England in the Northeast Region of the United States. It may be the smallest of all fifty U.S. states but what it lacks in size, it makes up for with its rich history and scenic beauty. It's a state of diverse landforms, where you'll find rolling hills on one side and a picturesque coastline on the other. The Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island Sound and the Atlantic Ocean all border the small state. To the north and east is Massachusetts, to the west is Connecticut, and to the south the Atlantic Ocean. Written in a kid-friendly format, the following interesting facts and information about Rhode Island answers who founded Rhode Island, why the oldest known monument to veterans in the United States was erected in Rhode Island, when Rhode Island became a state and much more.

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