Auto dealer license in Rhode Island would soon be introduced. Providence is the capital and most populous city in Rhode Island and was one of the first city founded in the United States. Located in the County of Providence, is the third largest city in the New England area. Despite the city proper having an estimated population of only 178,042 as of 2010, it is still the 37 largest metropolitan population in the country, with an estimated MSA population of 1600856, which is larger than Rhode Island about 60%, because of its scale in southern Massachusetts. Located in the Providence River at the mouth of Narragansett Bay at the top, small footprint is crisscrossed the city streets apparently irregular and contains a rapidly changing demographic structure. Providence has become a well-known jewelry and silverware industry. Today, City of Providence is home to eight hospitals and seven universities that has been passed to the service economy, but it is still a major manufacturing operation.