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Welcome to Newport ...

Newport is located in Giles County.

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

Newport is 1,920 feet [585 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Newport lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Newport is located in the (540) area code.

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 drove it.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Blacksburg   [Map]   44,563   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Christiansburg   [Map]   22,259   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Dublin   [Map]   2,649   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
McBryde Village   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Narrows   [Map]   1,960   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pearisburg   [Map]   2,661   W   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Newport.

Communities Also Named Newport ...

While we believe that this Newport is located in Giles County, we know of another 3 Virginia communities named Newport. Those communities are located in the following counties: Augusta, Isle of Wight and Page County.

Beyond Virginia, 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), Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (4), Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (3), Utah, Vermont, 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.

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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Newport, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Newport.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Newport. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Giles County: www.gilescounty.org/

The official website for State of Virginia: www.virginia.gov/



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 community'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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Newport - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Newport. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2943, Longitude: -80.4953     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Newport have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Newport.

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