Newport, Rhode Island

Newport: City in and county seat of Newport County, Rhode Island, United States


Newport is a city located in the county of Newport in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. Its population at the 2010 census was 24,672 and a population density of 836 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 24,412 inhabitants.

The city was created 385 years ago in 1638.

Newport locator map
Location of Newport on Rhode Island map.

Quick Facts about Newport

Population : 24,412 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Rhode Island (United States)
County : Newport County
Different from : Newburyport
Postal code : 02840–02841
Phone Area Codes : 401
Area : 29.5 km2
Altitude : 30 feet / 9 meters
Capital city : Newport is capital of Newport County
Establishment : January 01, 1639 (385 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 07:53:51 (12th July 2024)
Density : 827 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.07% (2010-2020)
Newport Rhode Island Aerial View image
Newport Rhode Island Aerial View
Newport Rhode Island Aerial View image


Newport is located at 41°29'24"N 71°18'46"W (41.4901000, -71.3128300).

Newport map

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According to census records, the population of Newport decreased by 1.07% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 24,672 - census
2011 24,925 1.02% estimation process
2012 24,908 -0.07% estimation process
2013 24,909 0% estimation process
2014 24,763 -0.59% estimation process
2015 24,884 0.49% estimation process
2016 24,831 -0.21% estimation process
2017 24,646 -0.75% estimation process
2018 24,579 -0.27% estimation process
2019 24,334 -1.01% estimation process
2020 24,412 0.32% estimation process

Newport zip code is 02840. County name: Newport, County fips: 44005

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People born in Newport (200)

People born in Newport, including politician Henry Y. Cranston, Actress, fashion designer, model Mena Suvari, actress Nadia Bjorlin, .


  • Aileen Riggin (American diver, swimmer, Olympic gold medalist) she was born in 02/05/1906
  • Kelly Clark (snowboarder) she was born in 26/07/1983
  • Gladys Vanderbilt Széchenyi (hungarian noble) she was born in 27/08/1886
  • Leon Wilkeson (American musician) he was born in 02/04/1952
  • Francis Malbone (American politician (1759-1809)) he was born in 20/03/1759
  • Benjamin Church (American Revolution spy) he was born in 24/08/1734
  • Christopher Grant Champlin (American politician (1768-1840)) he was born in 12/04/1768
  • Tanya Donelly (American musician) she was born in 14/07/1966
  • Kristin Hersh (American rock singer) she was born in 07/08/1966
  • Van Johnson (American film and television actor and dancer) he was born in 25/08/1916
  • Pierre Whalon (bishop of the Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe) he was born in 12/11/1952
  • William Jones (Governor of Rhode Island (1753-1822)) he was born in 08/10/1753
  • Christopher Ellery (American politician (1768-1840)) he was born in 01/11/1768
  • Ashley Newbrough (American actress) she was born in 13/10/1987
  • Blanche Oelrichs (American actress and writer) she was born in 01/10/1890
  • William Ellery (American politician and signer of the United States Declaration of Independence) he was born in 02/12/1727
  • Barry Cowsill (American musician) he was born in 14/09/1954
  • John Collins (American politician, Governor of Rhode Island (1717-1795)) he was born in 08/06/1717

Schools in Newport

College & universities near Newport, RI

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

Stations (17)

Amtrak & bus stations near Newport, 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 Newport

Post Office Name City ZIP
Newpor Post Office Newport (RI) 02840

Other places with the same name (20)

Other cities in Newport County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Newport County , RI.

City Name Population Title
Portsmouth 17,108 Town in Newport County, Rhode Island, USA
Middletown 15,803 Town in Rhode Island
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

Newport distances to largest Rhode Island cities