nptbackgroundFounded in 1793 Newport is located on the southern tip of beautiful Lake Memphremagog, a 27 mile lake which straddles the U.S. and Canadian border.  Newport organized as a city on March 5, 1918 and has a rich history.

Today, Newport is a vibrant community of 4589 people, located along the Interstate 91 corridor and is 5 miles south of the Canadian Border.  There are many attractions from from Jay Peak to numerous lakes and cultural activities. Newport is a great place to live, work and play and expand your business.

Santa Fest activities – December 5, 2015 – Hope to see you there!



Drop off – Newport City Fire Station, 350 Western Ave – Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-4:00 pm

  • Newport Citizens:  We need to hear from you!  With our gratitude, please take a moment to fill out our Hazard Mitigation Survey which can be found here: 


  • The appraisers are working in the following neighborhoods:  Crawford Road, the top of Mount Vernon Street, Hinman Street, Fairview Street and Wells Street, known in our tax maps as sections 130, 131 and 132.  For more information regarding the reappraisal inspections, see General News.