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Welcome to Newport ...
The location of Newport has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Newport refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Newporter<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Newport has a population of 4,240 people<4> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Newport.
Newport is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Newport lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Newport: (802)
Websites for Newport ...
Official Website: www.newportvermont.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Newport had an population of 4,240 people. This is a decrease of 7.61% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.28% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Newport had a population of 4,589 people (or 16.85% of the total population of Orleans County). This makes Newport the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Newport represents 0.73% of the population of Vermont (which has 625,741 people), making it the state's 32nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 4,589 people, the population of Newport decreased 8.31% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,005 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Newport.
Adding Newport to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Newport in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Newport was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Newport on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Vermont (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Newport on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Newport ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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, Virginia (4), Washington (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Newport.
Communities near Newport ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Newport.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Newport. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Newport.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Newport.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Newport. See our Newspapers 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 ...
The official website for Newport: www.newportvermont.org/
The official website for State of Vermont: https://www.vermont.gov/
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This page was last modified: 19 Oct 2021