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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,393
Male Share of the Population47.7%
Female Share of the Population52.3%
Senior Citizens23.3%
Employed Population 16+3,001
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married43.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20.4%
Median Earnings25+$40,871
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$39,258

Wealth

Median Family Income$58,125
% Above Poverty Level91.8%
% Below Poverty Level8.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone30.7%
Median Gross Rent$863
Median House Value$154,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.9%
English16.1%
French Except Basque14.6%
German11.4%
Irish9.1%
Canadian7.4%
Italian5.1%
Polish3.3%
Greek2.3%
Dutch1.9%
Scottish1.8%
Finnish1.8%
Swedish1.7%
Norwegian1.4%
Lithuanian1%
Welsh0.8%
Portuguese0.5%
Danishn0.4%
Russian0.3%
Hungarian0.2%
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Newport Almanac

CategoryValue
County Sullivan County
Standard Zip Codes3773
Phone Area Codes603
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude43.37
Approximate Longitude-72.17

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)

StationMOUNT SUNAPEE
Distance5.1 miles
Jan Temp13 to 30 F
Apr Temp34 to 55 F
Jul Temp59 to 80 F
Oct Temp39 to 58 F
Annual Precip43.9 inches
StationLEBANON MUNICIPAL AP
Distance19.9 miles
Jan Temp8 to 29 F
Apr Temp32 to 55 F
Jul Temp57 to 81 F
Oct Temp36 to 58 F
Annual Precip36.2 inches
StationBELLOWS FALLS
Distance21.2 miles
Jan Temp10 to 31 F
Apr Temp34 to 56 F
Jul Temp59 to 82 F
Oct Temp37 to 60 F
Annual Precip40.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Croydon748$82,857
Goshen707$55,536
Grantham2,963$108,679
Lempster982$66,875
Newbury1,885$99,034
Sunapee3,388$98,295

Newport Public Libraries

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

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Newport Public Schools

Newport Middle High School (high)
245 N. Main St.
ZIP: 3773
(603) 863-2414
High
Total Enrollment 333
Newport Middle School
245 N. Main St.
ZIP: 3773
(603) 863-2414
Middle
Total Enrollment 128
Richards Elementary School
21 School St.
ZIP: 3773
(603) 863-3710
Primary
Total Enrollment 331
Towle Elementary School
86 N. Main St.
ZIP: 3773
(603) 863-2050
Middle
Total Enrollment 142
Unity Elementary School
864 2nd Nh Tpke.
ZIP: 3773
(603) 542-5888
Primary
Total Enrollment 111

Newport Private Schools

Granite Hill School
135 Elm St
ZIP: 3773
Secondary
Total Enrollment 32
Newport Montessori School
96 Pine St
ZIP: 3773
Elementary
Total Enrollment 34
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