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Newport County, Rhode Island

Eisenhower House

Photo: Eisenhower House (Commandant's Residence, Fort Adams), ca. 1873, located in Fort Adams, Newport, RI. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. Photographed by user:Kenneth C. Zirkel (own work), 2017, [cc-4,0], accessed October, 2021.


Newport County Neighborhoods

The Newport County Courthouse (Murray Judicial Complex) is located at 45 Washington Square, Newport, RI 02840; phone: 401-841-8350 (district); 401-841-8340 (family); 401-841-8330 (superior).

Newport County, one of two original Rhode Island counties, was established in 1703. In 1842, county governments were dissolved in Rhode Island. Today the counties serve as historical context and administrative boundaries for the judicial system.