Residents

The Town of Newport is a place that residents are glad to call home.    Within easy commuting distance to Morehead City, Cherry Point and the beaches,   Newport residents can take advantage of recreational, economical and cultural opportunities while still enjoying life in a smaller community.

Newport residents benefit from a full range of services including, fire, police, water and sewer and recreation.    The community is affordable and family-friendly with reasonable taxes and efficient and effective services.   Businesses and civic organizations play an important role in strengthening the community.   Newport Elementary and Newport Middle School are located right in town and committed to creating opportunities for student to do their very best.    High School students attend either West Carteret or Croatan High Schools.    Within an hour’s drive is Carteret Community College, Craven Community College, and Mount Olive.    

Residents can enjoy strolling downtown, jogging down Howard Boulevard, playing at Newport Park or taking an exercise class at Fort Benjamin Park.   Newport is a wonderful place to live, work and play.