About Newport

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.