Newport, Rhode Island
|Newport, Rhode Island|
Newport Rhode Island Aerial View
|Nickname(s): City by the Sea, Sailing Capital of the World, Queen of Summer Resorts, America's Society Capital|
Location of Newport in Newport County, Rhode Island
|• Mayor||Henry F. Winthrop|
|• Total||11.4 sq mi (29.5 km2)|
|• Land||7.7 sq mi (19.9 km2)|
|• Water||3.7 sq mi (9.6 km2)|
|Elevation||30 ft (9 m)|
|• Density||3,211/sq mi (1,239.8/km2)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1217986|
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. The United States Naval Station Newport is located on the western side of the island, home to the Naval Academy Preparatory School.
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- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
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