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Revision as of 22:50, 12 September 2008

United States > Rhode Island > Newport County
showing locations of counties and towns

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