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Newport County, Rhode Island
Map
Map of Rhode Island highlighting Newport County
Location in the state of Rhode Island
Map of the U.S. highlighting Rhode Island
Location of Rhode Island in the U.S.
Facts
Founded June 16, 1729
County Seat
Courthouse

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

  • Lost census: 1890

Places / Localities

Clickable Town Map

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Resources

Archives and Libraries

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

History

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

 

Websites

References


 

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