Rhode Island is divided into 39 towns and cities with a Town/City Clerk or Manager overseeing government offices. Newport was established in 1639 and incorporated in 1784. Newport is part of Newport County, Rhode Island.

The Newport City Clerk has online access to multiple databases. Below are Newport Public Records links where you can look up property addresses & owners, tax values, maps, and learn about accessing vital records information.


  • Newport Tax Assessor – determines the value of all taxable property including real estate, autos, & tangible personal property.







Villages include:

  • Castle Hill

  • Coasters Harbor

  • Coddington Point

  • Fort Adams

  • Forty Steps

  • Goat Island

  • Ochre Point

  • Rose Island

  • Tonomy Hill


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