Valley Falls, Rhode Island

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Valley Falls is a village and census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Cumberland, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States. Valley Falls is located in the southern part of Cumberland, Rhode Island and borders the city of Central Falls, Rhode Island,the city of Attleboro, Massachusetts, and the town of Lincoln, RI. The population was 11,599 at the 2000 census.

Warren Buffett's company Berkshire Hathaway was originally founded in 1839 by Oliver Chace in Valley Falls as a cotton manufacturing company, called the Valley Falls Company. Valley Falls is also the home of the Ann & Hope Mill.



Valley Falls is located at 41°55′03″N 71°23′32″W / 41.917366°N 71.392353°W / 41.917366; -71.392353.[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 9.5 km2 (3.7 mi2). 9.2 km2 (3.5 mi2) of it is land and 0.3 km2 (0.1 mi2) of it (3.01%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 11,599 people, 4,494 households, and 3,258 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,261.5/km2 (3,269.5/mi2). There were 4,668 housing units at an average density of 507.7/km2 (1,315.8/mi2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.88% White, 0.83% African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.52% Asian, 1.42% from other races, and 1.24% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.94% of the population. Valley Falls has an extremely large Portuguese population.

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