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.
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.
The median income for a household in the city was $24,151, and the median income for a family was $186.
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Lackey's Cajun Restaurant - Category: Southern/Soul - 220 S State St
Newport, AR 72112 (870) 523-9752
Old Hickory Barbeque - Category: Barbeque - 601 Malcolm Ave
Newport, AR 72112 (870) 217-0228
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