Cranston

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Cranston, once known as Pawtuxet, is a city in Providence County, Rhode IslandUnited States. The official population of the city is 80,559 (2010 census), making it the third largest in the state, however 2018 census estimates show the population has likely surpassed neighboring Warwick, making it the second largest in population. [1] The center of population of Rhode Island is located in Cranston.[3] Cranston is a part of the Providence metropolitan area.

Cranston was named one of the "100 Best Places to Live" in the United States by Money magazine in 2006.[4] It is among the top 25 safest cities in the country, according to CQ Press's research. According to the survey done by 24/7 Wall St website, Cranston ranked 36th on the list of “America’s 50 Best Cities to Live”[5]

The Town of Cranston was created in 1754 from a portion of Providence north of the Pawtuxet River. After losing much of its territory to neighboring towns and the city of Providence, Cranston itself became a city on 10 March 1910.

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