Newport County, Rhode Island

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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
*Formed as Rhode Island County in 22 June 1703.
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'''22 June 1703:''' Formed as Rhode Island County  
*Renamed Newport County 16 June 1729. Named for Town of Newport, [[Wales]] (now City of Newport)
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'''16 June 1729:''' Renamed Newport County. Named for Town of [[Newport, Pembrokeshire|Newport]], [[Wales|Wales]]. (Welsh:''Trefdraeth'')<br>
  
 
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
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Revision as of 18:48, 17 February 2009

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

22 June 1703: Formed as Rhode Island County

16 June 1729: Renamed Newport County. Named for Town of Newport, Wales. (Welsh:Trefdraeth)

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