Introduction to Newport, New Hampshire
Newport was originally named Grenville in honor of George Grenville, United Kingdom's Prime Minister in the mid 1700s. It was incorporated in 1761 and named Newport after Henry Newport, the British Statesman..
Newport and nearby Attractions
- Mount Kearsarge Indian Museum
- Rollins State Park
- Enfield Shaker Museum
- Wellington State Park
- Pillsbury State Park
- Henniker Historical Society Museum
Things To Do In Newport
The John C. Cain Golf Course is popular among local golfers. Pillsbury State Park, Wadleigh State Park and Wilgus State Park also offer recreational facilities to the residents and visitors of Newport.
Manchester Airport offers air transportation facilities.
Newport Higher Education
Higher studies can be pursued at Keene State College, Plymouth State College, Norwich State University, New Hampshire College and Dartmouth College.