Newport, Shropshire

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Newport
High Street, Newport, Shropshire
Newport High Street
Newport, Shropshire Coat of Arms.png
Coat of arms of Newport
Map of Shropshire, with a red dot showing the position of Newport
Map of Shropshire, with a red dot showing the position of Newport
Newport
Location within Shropshire
Population11,387 (2011)
DemonymNovaportan
OS grid referenceSJ745191
Civil parish
  • Newport
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townNEWPORT
Postcode districtTF10
Dialling code01952
PoliceWest Mercia
FireShropshire
AmbulanceWest Midlands
EU ParliamentWest Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
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52°46′12″N 2°22′30″W / 52.77°N 2.375°W / 52.77; -2.375Coordinates: 52°46′12″N 2°22′30″W / 52.77°N 2.375°W / 52.77; -2.375

Newport is a market town and civil parish in the county of Shropshire in England. It is in the borough of Telford and Wrekin, near to the border with Staffordshire. It is around 6 miles (10 kilometres) north of Telford and around 12 miles (19 km) west of Stafford, Staffordshire's county town.

In 2011, a census revealed that the parish's population was 11,387 people.

The town has won seven Britain in Bloom gold medals, more than any other town in Great Britain.

Newport town centre has a lot of old buildings and architecture. The main street has a Norman design with a very wide High Street.

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