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Overview

Introduction to Newport, New Hampshire

Newport, New Hampshire, in Sullivan county, is 44 miles NW of Manchester, New Hampshire and 89 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts.

Newport History

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.

Newport Transportation

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.

People

Total Population 6,408
Male Share of the Population 48%
Female Share of the Population 52%
Senior Citizens 22.2%
Employed Population 16+ 3,051
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 40.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,317
% Above Poverty Level 90.4%
% Below Poverty Level 9.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.9%
Median Gross Rent $825
Median House Value $151,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.3%
US/American 0%
English 16.7%
Irish 8.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Newport Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 44 miles NW of Manchester, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 89 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Sullivan
Standard Zip Codes 03773
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.365
Longitude -72.173

Newport Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MOUNT SUNAPEE
Distance 5.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 39 to 58 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches
Station LEBANON MUNICIPAL AP
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 29 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 36.2 inches
Station BELLOWS FALLS
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 40.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Croydon 735 $80,208
Goshen 770 $52,143
Grantham 2,957 $95,179
Lempster 977 $65,625
Newbury 1,859 $86,848
Sunapee 3,369 $100,900

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Newport Public Libraries

Library
Richards Free Library
58 NORTH MAIN STREET
Newport, New Hampshire
(603) 863-3430
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Newport High Schools

NEWPORT MIDDLE HIGH SCHOOL (H.S.)
245 NORTH MAIN ST
603-863-2414
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 449 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.4

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