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Newport historic map - Newport, RI, 1878
Newport, RI, 1878

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Newport is the county seat of Newport County.

Major ancestry groups reported by Newport residents include:

· Irish - 23%
· English - 11%
· Italian - 9%
· German - 9%
· Black or African American - 8%
· Portuguese - 6%
· French (except Basque) - 4%
· Polish - 3%
· Scottish - 2%
· Puerto Rican - 2%
· French Canadian - 2%
· Swedish - 2%
· Scotch-Irish - 1%
· American Indian tribes, specified - 1%
· Other Hispanic or Latino - 1%
· Russian - 1%
· Dutch - 1%
· Subsaharan African - 1%
· Greek - 1%
· Mexican - 1%
· Filipino - 1%
· All other tribes - 1%
· British - 1%
· Norwegian - 1%
· Cape Verdean - 1%
· European - 1%
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Libraries in Newport include Newport Public Library, Redwood Library & Athenaeum

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