Cranston Fun Facts
Sample list of famous people who were born in Cranston:
- Matt Soscia ( Actor )
- Henry LeClair ( Actor )
- Dan Carr ( Poet, Type designer, Teacher, Environmentalist and Politician )
- Frank Gerrish ( Actor )
- Sevanne Margaret ( Actor )
- Johnny Cicco ( Actor )
- Tom DeNucci ( Actor, Screenwriter, Film Director and Film Producer )
- William Sprague III ( Politician )
- Edward D. DiPrete ( Politician )
- Joyce Jillson ( Writer, Astrologer and Actor )
- Buddy Cianci ( Politician and Lawyer )
- Nehemiah R. Knight ( Court clerk and Politician )
- William Sprague IV ( Politician and Manufacturer )
- Jack Reed ( Lawyer, Politician, Soldier, Professor and Military Officer )
- Elisabeth Hasselbeck ( Presenter, Author and Actor )
- Rob Gaudreau
- Melissa Fiorentino ( Professional Boxer )
- Jack Capuano ( Coach )
- Michael Napolitano
- Vinny Paz ( Professional Boxer )
- David Littman
- David Quinn ( Ice hockey player and Coach )
- George J. Peters
- David Moretti
- Robert Aldrich ( Film Director, Film Producer and Screenwriter )
- Harvey Bennett, Jr.
- Aimee Sweet ( Pornographic actor and Nude Glamour Model )
- Edward William Day
- Hugh Duffy ( Baseball player and Manager )
- Elisha Harris
- Henry Howard
- Ralph Warburton
- Jimmy Cooney ( Baseball player )
- Tom Healey ( Baseball player )
- Johnny Cooney ( Baseball player )
- Peter Iannuccilli ( Film Editor, Television Editor and Television producer )
- Jimmy Cooney ( Baseball player )
- David Emma ( Ice hockey player )
- Tom Mellor
- Joe Exter
- Michael Soccio ( Screenwriter )
- Vin Di Bona ( Television producer )
- Olivia Culpo
- George Masso
- Clarence Raymond Adams
- Charlie Babington ( Baseball player )
- Edward Laborio ( Baseball player )
- John Bennett ( Ice hockey player )
Cranston's geo-coordinates are 41.7667° N, 71.45° W.
Population of Cranston was 80,392 in the year 2011.
Cranston was named one of the "100 Best Places to Live" in the United States by Money magazine in 2006.
After area residents were unable to agree upon a name for a new town for decades, the Town of Cranston was eventually created by the General Assembly in 1754 from a portion of Providence north of the Pawtuxet River.
Cranston is located in Providence County, Rhode Island.
There were 32,451 addresses in Cranston in the year 2008 according to data from United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.
As of the census of 2010, there were 80,387 people, 30,954 households, and 20,243 families residing in the city of Cranston.
Cranston is served by Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) buses.
The Town of Cranston was created in 1754 from a portion of Providence north of the Pawtuxet River.
The unemployment rate of Cranston was 7.67% in the year 2008.
The cranston is among the top 25 safest cities in the country, according to CQ Press's research.
There were about 1,115 foreclosures in Cranston in the year 2008 according to data from United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Sample list of tourist attractions in Cranston:
- Belcourt Castle
Cranston is located at 41°46′N 71°27′W / 41.767°N 71.450°W / 41.767; -71.450 (41.7732, -71.4533).
Cranston's official website is http://www.cranstonri.com/
There were 30,971 households in Cranston in the year 2008 according to data from United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.
There were about 17,800 mortgages in Cranston in the year 2008 according to data from United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Much of the area comprising modern-day Cranston was purchased by Roger Williams from the Narragansett Indians in 1638 as part of the Pawtuxet Purchase, and the first settler in the area was William Arnold, who was followed shortly by William Harris, William Carpenter and Zachariah Rhodes.
Cranston is in the Eastern Time Zone.
Cranston is about 77.44 square kilometers with a population of 80,392 in the year 2011.