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Welcome to Newport ...
The location of Newport has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Newport refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Newporter<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Newport has a population of 7,690 people<3> (see below for details).
Newport is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Newport lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Newport: (870)
The ZIP code for Newport: 72112<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Newport had a population of 7,879 people (or 43.78% of the total population of Jackson County). This makes Newport the county's most populous community.
The population of Newport represents 0.27% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 45th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 7,879 people, the population of Newport has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,811 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Newport had an population of 7,690 people. This is a decrease of 2.4% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.55% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Newport.
Communities near Newport ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Newport and not the distance if you are going to drive.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Newport.
Communities Also Named Newport ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Arkansas communities named Newport: This one is located in Jackson County and the other is located in Ouachita County.
Beyond Arkansas, there are 73 communities that are also named Newport - they are located in Alabama, California (2), Delaware, Florida (2), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa (3), Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi (3), Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey (2), New York (4), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio (7), Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (4), Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (3), Utah, Vermont, Virginia (4), Washington (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Newport.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Newport:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Newport ...
Looking for more information about Newport? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Newport, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Newport.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Jackson County: www.jacksoncountyar.org/
The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 22 Apr 2019