About This Place
Newport is a town in New Castle County, Delaware, United States. It is located on the Christina River. It is best known for being the home of colonial inventor Oliver Evans. The population was 1,055 at the 2010 census. Four limited access highways, I-95, I-295, I-495, and Delaware Route 141 intersect within one mile (1.6 km) of the town.
Newport is located at 39°42′48″N 75°36′29″W / 39.71333°N 75.60806°W / 39.71333; -75.60806 (39.713312, -75.608002).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2), of which 2.22% is water.