Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode Island
Portsmouth: Town in Newport County, Rhode Island, USA
Portsmouth is a town located in the county of Newport in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. Its population at the 2010 census was 17,389 and a population density of 293 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 17,108 inhabitants.
The town was created 385 years ago in 1638.
Quick Facts about Portsmouth
|Population :||17,108 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Rhode Island (United States)|
|County :||Newport County|
|Postal code :||02871|
|Phone Area Codes :||401|
|Area :||59.3 km2|
|Altitude :||203 feet / 62 meters|
|Establishment :||March 03, 1638 (385 years ago)|
|Time Zone :||America/New_York|
|Local time :||12:22:38 (8th June 2023)|
|Density :||288 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||-1.64% (2010-2020)|
Portsmouth is located at 41°36'8"N 71°15'1"W (41.6023200, -71.2503300).
- Official Website
Official website of Portsmouth
According to census records, the population of Portsmouth decreased by 1.64% in 10 years.
Best Things to Do in Portsmouth
1 Newport Car Museum
1947 W Main Rd, Portsmouth, RI 02871, United States ➦ Show Map
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2 Rail Explorers: Rhode Island Division
1 Alexander Rd, Portsmouth, RI 02871, United States ➦ Show Map
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3 Green Animals Topiary Gardens
380 Corys Ln, Portsmouth, RI 02871, United States ➦ Show Map
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4 Greenvale Vineyards
582 Wapping Rd, Portsmouth, RI 02871, United States ➦ Show Map
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People born in Portsmouth (10)
People born in Portsmouth, including soccer player Billy Gonsalves, football player Bobby Sewall, United States federal judge George Moulton Carpenter, Jr., .
- Gideon Cornell (Chief Justice of Rhode Island) he was born in 05/07/1710
- Joseph Sheffield (Colonial Rhode Island Attorney General) he was born in 22/08/1661
- Preserved Fish (New York City shipping merchant) he was born in 01/01/1766
- Frank P. Crandon (U.S. company tax commissioner) he was born in 28/10/1834
- Anthony Harkness he was born in 10/07/1793
- Andrew Chrabascz (American basketball player) he was born in 14/06/1994
- Brian D'Urso (physicist)
Schools in Portsmouth
College & universities near Portsmouth, RI
|217518||Roger Williams University||Bristol (RI)||02809-2921|
Amtrak & bus stations near Portsmouth, RI
|PVD||Providence station||100 Gaspee Street||RAIL|
|KIN||Kingston station||1 Railroad Avenue||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 Portsmouth
|Post Office Name||City||ZIP|
|Portsmouth Post Office||Portsmouth (RI)||02871|
Other places with the same name (5)
- Portsmouth , Virginia independent city in Virginia, United States with a population of 95,094 people.
- Portsmouth , New Hampshire city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States with a population of 21,557 people.
- Portsmouth , Ohio city in Ohio with a population of 19,744 people.
- Portsmouth , Iowa human settlement in Shelby County, Iowa, United States of America with a population of 176 people.
Other cities in Newport County
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Newport County , RI.
|Newport||24,412||City in and county seat of Newport County, Rhode Island, United States|
|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
Portsmouth distances to largest Rhode Island cities