Welcome to Newport County, Rhode Island
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Cities & Towns

Jamestown ~ Little Compton ~ Middletown ~ Newport ~ Portsmouth ~ Tiverton

This county has a total area of 314 square miles of which 104 square miles of it is land and 210 square miles of is water.  The highest point in this county is at Pocasset Hill, 320 feet above sea level, located in Tiverton.  The lowest elevation is at sea level.  The county consists of Aquidneck Island, Conanicut Island, Prudence Island and the easternmost portion of the state on the mainland. (Wikipedia)

 

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Census

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Website Updates

Sep 2013:  obits for BRIGGS, COTTON, EUSTIS, MORRELL, NOLAN, THAYER
June 2013: obit for PALMER
May 2013: obit for CHEVERS, WARREN
Jan 2013: obit for FAIRCHILD
Mar 2012: Community News Item
Jan 2012: bio for BLAKESLEE
Mar. 2011: Military: Newport Artillery in 1842;
Jan. 2011: News: Towns News Stories: AWASHONK STEAMER; POPULATION OF TIVERTON OVER 70 - 1866; Crime News: LITTLE COMPTOM OFFERS REWARD - CORNELL; Legal Notices: ALMY, BARNEY, BROWN, CASTOFF, CHASE, CLAKRE, IRISH, PECKHAM;
Dec. 2010: Newport Town Records - Births;
Sept. 2010: Bios: CARY;
Previous Updates





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