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Newport
Jackson County Arkansas

ZipCodes
72112




Page Contents for Newport, Arkansas

Statistics & Facts

Location

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Arkansas state capital is Little Rock.
The population of Newport is approximately 7,459 1990, 7879 2010.
The approximate number of families is 3,179 1990, 2627 2010.
The amount of land area in Newport is 33.177 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.691 sq kilometers.
The distance from Newport to Washington DC is 837 miles.
The distance to the Arkansas state capital is 90 miles. (as the crow flies)
Newport is positioned 35.62 degrees north of the equator and 91.23 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Newport average annual snowfall is 3 inches per year.
Newport average temperature is 72 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 82.8 degrees F.

Location

in northeast Arkansas,not far from Jonesboro, about 90 miles northeast of Little Rock and 90 miles northwest of Memphis, Tennessee
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Attractions

Portfest and the State Catfish Cooking Contest
20 years of family fun in 2001

Recreation in Newport and the area.

NOTED NOTABLES
Birthplace of Sam Walton, owner of Wal-mart and Sam's Club Stores.
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Newport City Government

City of Newport
615 Third Street
Newport, AR 72112
City Clerk: 870-523-6568

Newport Chamber

Chamber Of Commerce
210 Elm St
Newport, AR 72112
Phone: 870-523-3618
Fax: 870-523-2528

Newport Organizations

Chamber Of Commerce
210 Elm St
Newport, AR 72112
Phone: 870-523-3618
Fax: 870-523-2528

Newport Schools

Newport School District
406 Wilkerson Dr.
Newport, AR 72112
Phone: 870-523-1311
Fax: 870-523-1388 Newport

Miscellany

Newport is located in the Central Time Zone.


The population of Newport was:
1990 -
2003 - 7,386 estimated

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