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Statistics & Facts

The Oregon state capital is Salem.
The population of Newport is approximately 8,885 (1993), 9989 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 4,105 (1990), 4354 (2010).
The amount of land area in Newport is 20.558 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 1.111 sq kilometers.
The distance from Newport to Washington DC is 2611 miles.
The distance to the Oregon state capital is 58 miles. (as the crow flies)
Newport is positioned 44.61 degrees north of the equator and 124.05 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Newport average annual rainfall is 68 inches per year
Newport average temperature is 50 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 43 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 59 degrees F.


on the western coast of Oregon about 92 miles from Eugene. Here is a map page for Newport.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Newport.

Newport is named for Newport, Rhode Island, but it is not certain who is responsible for the name. Samuel Case, the first postmaster when the post office was opened 2 July 1868, was from the Newport, Rhode Island area. He opened the Ocean House resort named after a famous hotel in his hometown. Newport became the county seat for Lincoln County in 1952.
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The founding of Newport

2 July 1868

The incorporation of Newport



Find out more about Newport, Oregon

Oregon Coast Aquarium
Phone: (541) 867-3474

Newport Seafood and Wine Festival
held each year in February.

A guide to the Central Oregon Coast.

The Newport Marathon
held each year in June.

Hatfield Marine Science Center
Oregon State University
2030 S Marine Science Drive
Newport, Oregon 97365
Ph: (541) 867-0100
Fax: (541) 867-0138
Tdd: (541) 867-0339

Oregon Coast History Center
545 S.W. 9th Street
Newport, Oregon 97365
Telephone: (541) 265-7509

Yaquina Lights, Inc.
Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area
PO Box 410
Newport OR 97365
Phone: 541-574-3116

Cape Perpetua Scenic Area
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Newport City Government

City of Newport
Administration - 541-574-0603 Newport Municipal Airport
Phone: (541) 867-7769
Fax: (541) 867-7768
Toll-free: (800) 359-3220


Lincoln County - official county site

Newport Chamber

Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce
555 S.W. Coast Hwy.
Newport, Or 97365
Phone: 541-265-8801
Toll-free: 800-262-7844 (USA only)
Fax: 541-265-5589

Newport Organizations

Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce
555 S.W. Coast Hwy.
Newport, Or 97365
Phone: 541-265-8801
Toll-free: 800-262-7844 (USA only)
Fax: 541-265-5589

Newport Libraries

Lincoln County Library District
P.O. Box 2027
1247 NW Grove, No. 2
Newport, OR 97365
Phone & Fax: (541) 265-3066

Newport Public Library
35 NW Nye Street
Newport, OR 97365
Phone: (541) 265-2153
TDD/Voice: (800) 735-2900
an affiliate of the Lincoln County Library District

Newport Schools

Newport High School
322 NE Eads St.
Newport, Oregon 97365
Phone: 541-265-9281

Lincoln County School District


Oregon Coast Community College
332 SW Coast Highway
Newport, OR 97365
Phone: 541-265-2283 Newport


The population of Newport was:
1990 - 8,437
1993 - 8,885

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