The Sunshine Town - Newport, N.H. (pop. 6,500) is a small and friendly town (incorp. in 1761) with unparalleled quality of life nestled in the hills of scenic Upper Connecticut River valley and southwestern New Hampshire, conveniently located between Interstates 89 and 91.The community is governed by Town Meeting, an elected 5 member Selectboard and an appointed Town Manager. Newport also serves as the County Seat of Sullivan County.
Our community is pleased to offer an unparalleled 4 season, quality of life with something for everyone. Come and enjoy our historic homes; farmers markets, craft fairs, the natural beauty of the great outdoors. Visit one of our many hiking or biking trails, area ski resorts, the water sports offered by area ponds and lakes, our Winter Carnival (the oldest in the Country), Historic Society Museum or just a quiet walk along our “rail trails” to visit one of our 3 covered bridges - Newport has it all.