Located just a few miles from Morehead City and Havelock, Newport offers convenient access to Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, a variety of art and culture and beautiful beaches within 15 minutes.  While here, you’ll enjoy recreational activities, fresh local produce, festivals and more.

If you’re looking for a great place to call home, or a thriving small community in which to grow your business, Newport is a place you’ll be glad you found.

Browse our site for features and information about municipal government, business and why we are the town of old fashioned courtesy.  Then come down and visit.  We’d love to meet you.

Honor Our Veterans on Monday May 27 at 11 AM

in Front of Newport Town Hall, 200 Howard Blvd.

REMINDER: Town hall will be closed on Monday May 27th for the Memorial Day Holiday and will reopen on Tuesday May 28th.


The Bridge Downeast, Carteret County Health Department, and Carteret County Emergency Services host: 

Overdose Prevention Training – May 30th, 2019

Please See “Newport Events” for More Information 

Public Notice – Town of Newport

Debris Removal Contract – Invitation to Bid

The Town of Newport is currently accepting bids for the removal of Vegetative and C&D (construction and demolition) debris for the anticipated tropical, winter and Nor’easter storm seasons through June 30, 2020.  Bidders’ instructions and Proposal Forms may be obtained from the Town of Newport, 200 Howard Blvd, Newport, NC 28570, or by contacting the Town Clerk at (252) 223-4749.  Documents may also be downloaded here.  

Sealed bids will be addressed to: Town Clerk and marked “DEBRIS REMOVAL CONTRACT” at Town of Newport, PO Box 1869, 200 Howard Blvd, Newport, NC 28570.  The Deadline for submittal of bids will be 1:00PM on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at which time the public bid opening and reading will take place in a conference room of the Town Hall at the same address.  Interested parties are recommended to attend the pre-bid conference scheduled for 1:00pm on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 also in a conference room of the Town Hall.  A recommendation will be submitted no later than the next scheduled meeting of the Town Council, following which the selected bidder will be notified.  

The Town of Newport reserves the right to reject any or all project proposals.