Newport County, Rhode Island
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Newport County, Rhode Island

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Newport County has a total area of 314 square miles of which 104 square miles of it is land and 210 square miles 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)

Cities & Towns
 Jamestown ~ Little Compton ~ Middletown ~ Newport ~ Portsmouth ~ Tiverton


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Newport County Online Data


Census Records

Church Histories / Records

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles and Records

History Topics

Marriage Records

Military Records

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates: August 2018
Obit: Samuel Barker, s/b NP


May 2018
Newspaper Gleanings - Court News: Hudley vs Vars; State vs Shields; State vs Freelove

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