The Rhode Island Department of Health manages, files and issues records for births, deaths and marriage records for the state. Most records statewide are available at any cityor town clerk's office from 1960 to present. Each town and city also archives all records for any record filed in that area. The state office has an electronic copy of all records in Rhode Island.
Search for records costs $20 dollars and includes one certified copy. All copies are electronic if issued from the state office. Rush orders are available for and additional $7 dollar fee.
Any adult age (25) adoptee born in Rhode Island can obtain a non certified copy of their original birth certificate. The search will also display any voluntary contact information or medical history submitted by the birth family to the Rhode Island Family Court - Voluntary Adoption Reunion Registry.
State of Rhode Island Family Court
One Dorrance Plaza
Providence, R. I. 02903
• Voluntary Registration Application and Affidavit (PDF)
Property information for Rhode Island is maintained by a mixture of local governments. In some cases the city or town in which the parcel resides handles all information through it's assessment department while some a county agency will handle the records. Most cities and towns use a unified system to handle all assessor data.• Warwick Assessors Online Database
We have compiled a list of 10 public libraries in the state of Rhode Island
|1||Barrington Public Library||281 County Road, Barrington, Rhode Island||02806||401-247-1920|
|2||Rogers Free Library||525 Hope Street, Bristol, Rhode Island||02809||401-253-6948|
|3||Jesse M. Smith Memorial Library||100 Tinkham Lane, Burrillville, Rhode Island||02830||401-710-7800|
|4||Central Falls Free Public Library||205 Central Street, Central Falls, Rhode Island||02863||401-727-7440|
|5||Cross Mills Public Library||4417 Old Post Road, Charlestown, Rhode Island||02813||401-364-6211|
|6||Coventry Public Library||1672 Flat River Road, Coventry, Rhode Island||02816||401-822-9100|
|7||Arlington Branch||1064 Cranston St., Cranston, Ri 02920, Cranston, Rhode Island||401-944-1662|
|8||Auburn Branch||396 Pontiac Ave., Cranston, Ri 02910, Cranston, Rhode Island||401-781-6116|
|9||Cranston Public Library||140 Sockanosset Cross Road, Cranston, Rhode Island||02920||401-943-9080|
|10||Knightsville Branch||1847 Cranston St., Cranston, Ri 02920, Cranston, Rhode Island||401-942-2504|