Newport, Arkansas






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A Taste of Newport, Arkansas

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT NEWPORT?

  1. Newport is a city in Jackson County, Arkansas, 84 miles northeast of Little Rock, on the White River. In 1900, 2,866 people lived in Newport, Arkansas; in 1910, 3,557. The population was 7,811 at the 2000 census. The city is the county seat of Jackson County.

  2. Newport is home to a campus of the Arkansas State University system, with particular focus on training in transportation careers. Newport is known as the town in which Sam Walton owned a Ben Franklin store prior to starting Wal-Mart.

  3. The median income for a household in the city was $24,151, and the median income for a family was $186.

Radio Stations:
KXRL 90.1 FM Cherry Valley, AR Christian Contemporary
KLLN 90.9 FM Newark, AR Newark Public Schools Gospel Music
KLJK 94.7 FM Weiner, AR Christian Contemporary
KVHU 95.3 FM Judsonia, AR Harding University Variety
KIYS (CP) 101.7 FM Walnut Ridge, AR Top-40
KWNW 101.9 FM Jonesboro, AR Top-40
KNEA 970 AM Jonesboro, AR Sports
KAAB 1130 AM Batesville, AR Classic Hits
KNBY 1280 AM Newport, AR Oldies

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Demographics of Newport, Arkansas

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

56.57%

41.76%

0.27%

0.33%

1.13%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Newport, Arkansas

     
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Businesses in Newport, Arkansas


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Lackey's Cajun Restaurant -  Category: Southern/Soul -   220 S State St Newport, AR 72112 (870) 523-9752

  2. Old Hickory Barbeque -  Category: Barbeque -  601 Malcolm Ave Newport, AR 72112 (870) 217-0228

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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


Newport Arkansas tornado 05/25/2011

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CHURCHES



  1. Browns Temple Cogic -  217 Clay Street, Newport, AR 72112 (870) 523-8870

  2. Holly Grove Ame Church -  7954 Jacksonville Cato Rd, Newport, AR 72112

  3. New Revival Center Cogic -   642 Main St, Newport, AR 72112 (870) 523-4200   - (visit website)

  4. St Paul Ame Church -  2000 Rink Rd, Newport, AR 72112 (870) 523-2707

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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. Black History Month Celebration
    (February)   - (view video)

    Black History Month celebration at New Revival Center.


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SCHOOLS

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