Newport County, Rhode Island Genealogy

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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=184466&subject_disp=Rhode+Island%2C+Newport&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] catalog for Newport County  
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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]].
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ri/newport.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Newport County.
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*[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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[[Category:Newport_County,_Rhode_Island]]
 
[[Category:Newport_County,_Rhode_Island]]

Revision as of 06:01, 17 September 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 | Washington | Bristol County, Massachusetts

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References