Newport County, Rhode Island Genealogy

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County Courthouse

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

History

22 June 1703: Formed as Rhode Island County

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

Parent County

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

City

Newport

Towns

Jamestown | Little Compton | Middletown | Portsmouth | Tiverton

Neighboring Counties

Bristol | Kent| Washington | Bristol County, Massachusetts

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References