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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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*'''City''': Newport  
 
*'''City''': Newport  
 
*'''Towns''': Jamestown . Little Compton . Middletown . Portsmouth . Tiverton  
 
*'''Towns''': Jamestown . Little Compton . Middletown . Portsmouth . Tiverton  
 
*'''Village''': North Tiverton  
 
*'''Village''': North Tiverton  
 
*'''Communities''': Melville . Newport East
 
*'''Communities''': Melville . Newport East
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
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[[Bristol County, Rhode Island|Bristol ]]| [[Washington County, Rhode Island|Washington ]]| [[Bristol County, Massachusetts|Bristol County]], Massachusetts  
 
[[Bristol County, Rhode Island|Bristol ]]| [[Washington County, Rhode Island|Washington ]]| [[Bristol County, Massachusetts|Bristol County]], Massachusetts  
 
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 16:37, 10 September 2008

United States > Rhode Island > Newport County
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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

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