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Newport is a town in Sullivan County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Henry Newport, British statesman
The latitude of Newport is 43.365N. The longitude is -72.173W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 965 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,269.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Newport demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sullivan County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 03782 ZIP code.
5% of Newport residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Newport ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Newport was $16,964, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Newport residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Newport include Newport Downtown Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Newport, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $503. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $913.
Libraries in Newport include Richards Free Library, Unity Free Public Library ... View libraries
Sullivan County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Newport political report.
The average commute time for Newport workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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