Rhode Island is the smallest state in the United States. Officially named as the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, Rhode Island is one of the New England states in the northeastern US. Although Rhode Island is the smallest, it is one of the most densely populated states.
Rhode Island was among of the first Thirteen Colonies to become independent from the British, declaring itself independent in 1776. Know more interesting things about “The Ocean State” here in this gallery!