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Welcome to Newport ...

The Town of Newport is located in Orleans County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Newport has a population of 2,637 people<2> (see below for details).

Newport is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Newport: (802)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Newport had a population of 1,594 people (or 5.85% of the total population of Orleans County). This makes Newport the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Newport represents 0.25% of the population of Vermont (which has 625,741 people), making it the state's 116th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,594 people, the population of Newport increased 5.49% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,511 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Newport had an population of 2,637 people. This is an increase of 65.43% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 74.52% 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. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Potton (QC)   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Stanstead (QC)   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Sutton (QC)   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Barton   [Map]   2,540   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Derby   [Map]   4,289   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Eden   [Map]   1,375   SW   19 miles [30.6 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 2 communities that are also named Newport - they are located in New York 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 State of Vermont: www.vermont.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>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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<3>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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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Newport. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Town of Newport

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Newport. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9337, Longitude: -72.3018     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Newport have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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