Newport County, Rhode Island Genealogy

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Rhode Island|Rhode Island]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Newport County'' [[Image:Ri-towns.gif|thumb|right|500px]]  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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There is no county government. The government is located at town and state levels.  
 
There is no county government. The government is located at town and state levels.  
  
== History  ==
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== Quick Facts ==
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{{Wikipedia|Newport County, Rhode Island}}
  
 
'''22 June 1703:''' Formed as Rhode Island County  
 
'''22 June 1703:''' Formed as Rhode Island County  
  
'''16 June 1729:''' Renamed Newport County. Named for Town of [[Newport, Pembrokeshire|Newport]], [[Pembrokeshire]], [[Wales|Wales]]. (Welsh:''Trefdraeth'')
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'''16 June 1729:''' Renamed Newport County. Named for Town of [[Newport, Pembrokeshire|Newport]], [[Pembrokeshire]], [[Wales|Wales]]. (Welsh:''Trefdraeth'')  
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
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{{Newport County, Rhode Island}}
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===== City =====
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[[Newport, Rhode Island|Newport]]
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[[Jamestown, Rhode Island|Jamestown]] | [[Little Compton, Rhode Island|Little Compton]] | [[Middletown, Rhode Island|Middletown]] | [[Portsmouth, Rhode Island|Portsmouth]] | [[Tiverton, Rhode Island|Tiverton]]
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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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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=== Land ===
  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rinewpor/ The Newport County RIGenWeb Project], an member of [[RIGenWeb|The RIGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rinewpor/ The Newport County RIGenWeb Project], an member of [[RIGenWeb|The RIGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ri/newport.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Newport County.  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ri/newport.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Newport County.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=184466&subject_disp=Rhode+Island%2C+Newport&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library Catalog for Newport County
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=184466 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library Catalog for Newport County
  
 
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[[Category:Newport_County,_Rhode_Island]]
 
[[Category:Newport_County,_Rhode_Island]]

Revision as of 04:00, 4 May 2010

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Contents

County Courthouse

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

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Newport County, Rhode Island

22 June 1703: Formed as Rhode Island County

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

Parent County

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Resources

Archives and Libraries

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

History

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References