Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Newport (Ky.)
NEWPORT, a city in Campbell co., Ky.; at the confluence of the Licking and Ohio rivers, and on the Louisville and Nashville, and the Chesapeake and Ohio railroads; opposite Cincinnati, O. Two bridges here cross the Ohio, and two the Licking river, connecting Newport with Cincinnati and Covington. The city contains a United States military post, waterworks, National banks, gas and electric lights, high schools, parks, banks, municipal buildings, Masonic Temple. It has iron mills, manufactories of watch cases, nuts, bolts, carriages, pianos, rails, screens, and carriage supplies. Pop. (1910) 30,309; (1920) 29,317.