Welcome to
Newport County, Rhode Island

Genealogy and History
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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)

 

Newport County Data

Biographies

Births

Cemeteries

Church Histories and Records

Census

Deaths

History

Marriages

Miscellaneous

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Passenger Lists

Passport Applications

Wills & Legal Records

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Website Updates
Nov 2014: List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883; obit for HANDY; History of First and Second Congregational Churches
; History of Trinity church

Previous Updates





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