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Location of Newport in Newport County, Rhode Island
Location of Newport in Newport County, Rhode Island
Coordinates: 41°29′17″N 71°18′45″W / 41.48806°N 71.31250°W / 41.48806; -71.31250
CountryUnited States
StateRhode Island
CountyNewport
Incorporated (city)1784
Incorporated (town)1639
Government
 • MayorHenry F. Winthrop[1]
Area
 • Total11.4 sq mi (29.5 km2)
 • Land7.7 sq mi (19.9 km2)
 • Water3.7 sq mi (9.6 km2)
Elevation
30 ft (9 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total24,672
 • Density3,211/sq mi (1,239.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
02840-02841
FIPS code44-49960[2]
GNIS feature ID1217986[3]
Websitewww.cityofnewport.com

Newport is a seaside city on Aquidneck Island in Newport County, Rhode Island, United States. It is located 23 miles (37 km) south of Providence, and 61 miles (98 km) south of Boston. The city is the county seat of Newport County. The population was 24,672 at the 2010 census.[4] The United States Naval Station Newport is located on the western side of the island, home to the Naval Academy Preparatory School.[5]

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