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Newport County, Rhode Island


Page Contents for Newport, Rhode Island

Statistics & Facts


City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.


Statistics & Facts

The Rhode Island state capital is Providence.
The population of Newport is approximately 28,227 (1990), 24672 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 13,094 (1990), 10616 (2010).
The amount of land area in Newport is 20.556 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 9.16 sq kilometers.
The distance from Newport to Washington DC is 359 miles.
The distance to the Rhode Island state capital is 23 miles. (as the crow flies)
Newport is positioned 41.48 degrees north of the equator and 71.32 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in southeast Rhode Island in Rhode Island Sound
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Attractions in Newport.

Many mansions from the 1800s were built in Newport by rich people of that time. They still stand as exhibits, etc. Four state parks are located in or near the city of Newport. They are: Brenton Point S.P., Fort Adams S.P., Beaver Trail S.P., and Fort Wetherill S.P.

Great Chowder Cook-off
Held each year in June
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Newport City Government

City of Newport
43 BroadwayNewport
Rhode Island 02840
Phone: 401-846-9600

Newport Chamber

Newport County Chamber of Commerce
Middletown, Rhode Island 02842
Phone: 401-847-1600

Newport Organizations

Newport County Chamber of Commerce
Middletown, Rhode Island 02842
Phone: 401-847-1600

Newport Schools

Newport Public Schools
437 Broadway
Newport, Rhode Island 02840
Phone: 401-847-2100
Fax: 401-849-0170

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