Lookup Public Records in Newport County, Rhode Island. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Newport County, Rhode Island Overview
Newport County is located in the southeast region of Rhode Island. The largest city in the county is also called Newport. The county was created in 1703 as one of the first counties of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. The county’s total area measures 314 square miles with an estimated population of 82,423 (2015). The area is bordered by Bristol County in the north, Bristol County (MA), Washington County in the west, and Kent County in the northwest. The zip codes are 02801, 02835, 02837, 02840, 02841, 02842, 02871, 02872, 02878.
Newport County Officials Information
The Superior Court Clerk for Newport County is responsible for the safekeeping of all court records including all documents and papers filed in the Superior Court. He/she is also responsible for receiving the costs and fines of all criminal cases. In addition, the Clerk must attend all hearings in the court and keep a record of all proceedings, judgments, decrees, and orders.
Superior Court Clerk’s Office:
Address: 45 Washington Square, Newport, Rhode Island 02840
Phone: (401) 841-8330
Newport Court Records Information
In Newport County, you can access all public court records using the computer terminal located in the office of the Superior Court Clerk’s office. Copies of court records may be requested within. You can also access the register of actions of a case online through the Rhode Island Judiciary Public Portal.
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