Newport County, Rhode Island

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[[Bristol County, Rhode Island|Bristol ]]| [[Washington County, Rhode Island|Washington ]]| [[Bristol County, Massachusetts|Bristol County]], Massachusetts  
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[[Bristol County, Rhode Island|Bristol ]]| [[Kent_County,_Rhode_Island|Kent]]| [[Washington County, Rhode Island|Washington ]]| [[Bristol County, Massachusetts|Bristol County]], Massachusetts
  
 
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== Resources  ==

Revision as of 15:12, 18 December 2008

United States > Rhode Island > Newport County
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Contents

County Courthouse

There is no county government. The government is located at town and state levels.

History

  • Formed as Rhode Island County in 22 June 1703.
  • Renamed Newport County 16 June 1729. Named for Town of Newport, Wales (now City of Newport, Wales)

Parent County

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

  • City: Newport
  • Towns: Jamestown . Little Compton . Middletown . Portsmouth . Tiverton
  • Village: North Tiverton
  • Communities: Melville . Newport East

Neighboring Counties

Bristol | Kent| Washington | Bristol County, Massachusetts

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References