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The Town of Newport is located 13 miles north of Herkimer and 95 milesnorthwest of Albany, bounded to the north by the Towns of Russia, to the eastby Fairfield and Norway, to the South by Herkimer and Schuyler, and to the westby Oneida County. The Township was settled in 1791 by Christopher Hawkinsof Rhode Island on land purchased in July, 1786 by Daniel Campbell of New YorkCity and William, Ephraim and Benjamin Bowen in 1788 and 1789. It w asformed on April 7, 1806 from parts of Herkimer, Fairfield, Norwayand Schuyler. At the first Town meeting, held on March 3, 1807,Christopher Hawkins was elected Supervisor. Click HERE for moreinteresting information about our Town!
Town of Newport
PO Box 519
Newport, NY 13416
Town Supervisor - Mike McEvoy
Town Clerk - Josephine Coleman
Codes / Zoning Enforcement Officer - Phillip D Green
Superintendant of Highways - Jason Coffin
Town Clerks Office
March 18, 2020
Due to the current NYS state of emergency, the Town Clerk's Office will be closed to the public. For those tax payers whiching to pay their taxes please do this by mail or use drop box at the Town Office. If necessary, we can meet by appointment only.
March 18, 2020
At the March Town Board Meeting (March 10, 2020) it was decided to have an Infomational Meeting about the upcoming construct of the of the Salt/Sand Facility on March 23 2020 and to have a Public Hearing about Laws and Zoning changes on April 6 2020. Due to the current NYS state of emergency these meetings will be recheduled for a later date.