Introduction to Newport, Oregon
Newport is the county seat of Lincoln County, which was founded on February 20, 1893. The city was named after Newport, Rhode Island. It was officially founded on July 4, 1866. The first post office of the area was established in 1868. Newport was incorporated as a city on October 23, 1882.
Newport and nearby Attractions
- North Lincoln County Historical Museum
- Beverly Beach State Park
- South Beach State Park
- Willamette Stone State Heritage Site
- Fort Vancouver National Historic Site
- Yaquina Bay State Park
Things To Do In Newport
Agate Beach State Park, Ona Beach State Park, Frank Wade Park and South Beach State Park offer facilities for various types of outdoor recreation. The North Lincoln County Historical Museum, the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site and the Willamette Stone State Heritage Site can all be visited from Newport.
Toledo State Airport provides facilities for air transportation.
Newport Higher Education
Facilities for higher education are available from Oregon Coast Community College, Oregon State University and Western Oregon University.