It was established as a single post office in 1868, though it only officially became a town in 1882.
Today, Newport is known for its pictaresque rocky beaches, lighthouse, aquarium, harbors, maritime economy and activities, marine science, brewery, and quaint downtown area.
People Born in Newport
Newport in People's Lives
Kellan Lutz: I traveled here to film scenes of the movie Prom Night in 2007.