Newport Ouachita County, Arkansas

Newport: City in Arkansas, USA

Newport locator map
Location of Newport on Arkansas map.

About

Newport is a city located in the county of Ouachita in the U.S. state of Arkansas. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,879. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 7,389 inhabitants.

The city was created 151 years ago in 1869.

Missouri-Pacific Depot Newport  AR image
Missouri-Pacific Depot Newport AR
Missouri-Pacific Depot Newport  AR image

Geography

Newport is located at 33°25'47"N 92°41'43"W (33.4298400, -92.6951600).

Newport map

Weather

Newport forecast: Sunny, with a high near 75. more

Newport Quick Facts

Population : 7,389 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arkansas (United States)
County : Ouachita County
Postal code : 72112
Phone Area Codes : 870
Water as percent of area : 1.92%
Land as percent of area : 98.08%
Altitude : 223 feet / 68 meters
Capital city : Newport is capital of Jackson County
Establishment : January 01, 1870 (151 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 10:08:28 (23rd October 2021)
Population growth : -6.63% (2010-2020)
Weather : 75℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Newport decreased by 6.63% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,879 - census
2011 7,852 -0.34% estimation process
2012 7,751 -1.3% estimation process
2013 7,811 0.77% estimation process
2014 7,784 -0.35% estimation process
2015 7,751 -0.43% estimation process
2016 7,742 -0.12% estimation process
2017 7,605 -1.8% estimation process
2018 7,499 -1.41% estimation process
2019 7,474 -0.33% estimation process
2020 7,389 -1.15% estimation process

Newport zip code is 72112. County name: Jackson, County fips: 05067

New Port Landing, Newport

People born in Newport (19)

People born in Newport, including actress, singer and songwriter Mary Steenburgen, heiress to the fortune of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Alice Walton, politician Kaneaster Hodges, you can see a list of people who born in Newport.

  • John T. Walton (American war veteran; son of Walmart founder Sam Walton) he was born in 08/10/1946
  • Jim Walton (American businessman) he was born in 07/06/1948
  • Bo Lacy (American football player) he was born in 22/11/1980
  • Da'shawn Thomas (Player of American and Canadian football) he was born in 31/08/1987
  • Dowell Loggains (American football player) he was born in 01/10/1980
  • Jim Wood (Auditor of Arkansas)
  • Julius Pruitt (college football player, professional football player, wide receiver) he was born in 30/12/1985
  • Paul K. Holmes III (American judge) he was born in 10/11/1951
  • Steve Stephens (American television and communication pioneer in Arkansas) he was born in 01/01/1930
  • Theo Young (College football coach) he was born in 25/04/1965
  • Rodney Brand (American-football player (1948-)) he was born in 01/01/1948
  • Cornelius Coffey (African American Aviator) he was born in 06/09/1903
  • Johnny Owen (American politician) he was born in 11/02/1907
  • Richard A. B. Leschen (New Zealand entomologist) he was born in 10/02/1961
  • Brent D. Williams (Associate Dean for Executive Education and Outreach at the University of Arkansas) he was born in 01/06/1976
  • Ashton Goudeau (American baseball player) he was born in 23/07/1992

Schools in Newport

College & universities near Newport, AR

Code Name City ZIP
107992 Southern Arkansas University Tech Camden (AR) 71701-1906

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Newport, AR

Code Name Address Type
ARK Arkadelphia station 798 South 5th St. RAIL
HOP Hope 100 East Division Street RAIL
MVN Malvern station 200 East First St. RAIL

Post offices near Newport

Post Office Name City ZIP
Smackover Post Office Smackover (AR) 71762

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Other cities in Ouachita County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Ouachita County , AR.

City Name Population Title
Camden 10,638 County seat of Ouachita County, Arkansas, United States
Bearden 850 City in Ouachita County, Arkansas, United States
East Camden 809 City in Ouachita County, Arkansas, United States
Stephens 779 City in Ouachita County, Arkansas, USA
Chidester 256 City in Ouachita County, Arkansas, United States of America
Louann 152 City in Ouachita County, Arkansas, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Newport distances to largest Arkansas cities