Place:Newport, Lincoln, Oregon, United States

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NameNewport
TypeCity
Coordinates44.638°N 124.055°W
Located inLincoln, Oregon, United States
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Newport is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. It was incorporated in 1882, though the name dates back to the establishment of a post office in 1868. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 9,989, an increase of nearly 5% over its 2000 population; as of 2013, it had an estimated population of 10,117.

Newport has been the county seat of Lincoln County since 1952, when voters approved a measure to remove the center of government from nearby Toledo to Newport. It is also home of the Oregon Coast Aquarium, Hatfield Marine Science Center, Nye Beach, The Historic Bayfront shopping district, Yaquina Head Lighthouse, Pacific Maritime Heritage Center and Rogue Ales.

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