Middletown, Newport County, Rhode Island

Middletown: Town in Rhode Island


Middletown is a town located in the county of Newport in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. Its population at the 2010 census was 16,150 and a population density of 1,084 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 15,803 inhabitants.

The town was created 280 years ago in 1742.

Quick Facts about Middletown

Population : 15,803 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Rhode Island (United States)
County : Newport County
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Postal code : 02842
Phone Area Codes : 401
Area : 14.9 km2
Altitude : 154 feet / 47 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1743 (280 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 17:25:19 (6th February 2023)
Density : 1,061 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.2% (2010-2020)
Middletown locator map
Location of Middletown on Rhode Island map.
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Middletown is located at 41°32'44"N 71°17'29"W (41.5456600, -71.2914400).

Middletown map


According to census records, the population of Middletown decreased by 2.2% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 16,150 - census
2011 16,136 -0.09% estimation process
2012 16,117 -0.12% estimation process
2013 16,192 0.46% estimation process
2014 16,223 0.19% estimation process
2015 16,132 -0.56% estimation process
2016 16,095 -0.23% estimation process
2017 16,060 -0.22% estimation process
2018 15,954 -0.66% estimation process
2019 15,888 -0.42% estimation process
2020 15,803 -0.54% estimation process

Middletown zip code is 02842. County name: Newport, County fips: 44005

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People born in Middletown (7)

People born in Middletown, including physical chemist Wilder Dwight Bancroft, singer Bill Cowsill, 25th United States National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, .


  • Israel T. Almy he was born in 01/01/1892
  • F. Warren Wright (American classical philologist) he was born in 08/03/1885
  • Helena Sturtevant (American painter) she was born in 09/08/1872
  • James Lawrence Breese, Jr. (American aviator and inventor) he was born in 14/07/1885

Schools in Middletown

College & universities near Middletown, RI

Code Name City ZIP
437237 IYRS School of Technology & Trades Newport (RI) 02840

Stations (17)

Amtrak & bus stations near Middletown, RI

Code Name Address Type
KIN Kingston station 1 Railroad Avenue RAIL
PVD Providence station 100 Gaspee Street RAIL
WLY Westerly station 14 Railroad Avenue RAIL
FOX Foxwoods Casino, Connecticut 39 Norwich Westerley Rd. BUS
MYS Mystic station 2 Roosevelt Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Middletown

Post Office Name City ZIP
Middletown Post Office Middletown (RI) 02842

Other places with the same name (15)

Other cities in Newport County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Newport County , RI.

City Name Population Title
Newport 24,412 City in and county seat of Newport County, Rhode Island, United States
Portsmouth 17,108 Town in Newport County, Rhode Island, USA
Tiverton 15,569 Town in Newport County, Rhode Island, United States
Jamestown 5,482 Town in Rhode Island, United States
Little Compton 3,462 Town in Newport County, Rhode Island, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Middletown distances to largest Rhode Island cities