A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada

Newport, Oregon
(Lincoln County)

Nearby Census Genealogy
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Other OR

The location of Newport

Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
The Commemorative Quarter for Oregon

Welcome to Newport ...

The coastal city of Newport is located in Lincoln County and is the County Seat for Lincoln County.

When the people of Newport refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Newporter<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Newport has a population of 10,592 people<2> (see below for details).

Newport is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: Newport lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Newport: (541) & (458)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Newport had a population of 9,989 people (which is 21.7% of the total population of Lincoln County). This makes Newport the county's most populous community.

The population of Newport represents 0.26% of the population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 46th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,989 people, the population of Newport increased 4.79% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 9,532 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Newport had an population of 10,592 people. This is an increase of 6.04% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.12% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Newport.

Communities near Newport ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. 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 it.<5>.

Community   2017
Depoe Bay   [Map]   1,472   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Eddyville   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Elk City   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lincoln Beach   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Otter Rock   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pioneer City - Historic   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]

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 Oregon communities named Newport: This one is located in Lincoln County and the other is located in Benton County.

Beyond Oregon, there are 73 communities that are also named Newport - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), 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), 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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Newport. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Newport. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Newport. Our list includes 15 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Newport:

Websites for Newport ...

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:

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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 ...

Find a Community located in Oregon

About Lincoln County

About Oregon

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Newport:

The official website for Lincoln County:

The official website for State of Oregon:

Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Newport refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Newport may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

- Return to Citation

<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Newport.

- Return to Citation

<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Newport - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

- Return to Citation

<4>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).

- Return to Citation

<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Newport. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Newport) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Newport. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Newport

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Newport. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.6203, Longitude: -124.0531     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Newport have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation


Tidbits &
Other   OR

Sitemap Privacy
of Use


Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

Copyright 2016
All Rights Reserved
This page was last modified: 26 Nov 2018
By John Hall