Newport is a city located in Lincoln County, Oregon. It was incorporated in 1882, though the name dates back to the establishment of a post office in 1868. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 9,532, a growth of nearly 13% over its 1990 population.
Newport is the county seat of Lincoln County. It is also the home of the Oregon Coast Aquarium and Yaquina Head Lighthouse.
Web Sites and Links
Hatfield Marine Science CenterAn Oregon State University research and teaching facility about marine and estuarine programs. Includes a visitor's center, exhibits, education and research programs, departments and facilities, faculty information, weather, tides, and maps and directions.
Newport Chamber of CommerceVisitor, business and relocation information for the city of Newport and the surrounding area. Includes events, calendars, a membership directory, maps and festival information.
Newport Municipal AirportPilot information, map, aerial photo, contacts and links to related services.
Oregon Coast AquariumA facility that teaches marine wildlife and ocean preservation through exhibits and education. Includes hours, tickets, exhibit photos and descriptions, tours, news and events, contribution and membership information and maps.
Port of NewportSupports shipping facilities, boat moorages and RV facilities on the Yaquina Bay. Includes port information, policies, RV and marina rates and maps, and local attractions.