Location within Le Haut-Saint-François RCM.
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|Constituted||January 1, 2006|
|• Mayor||Thérèse Ménard-Théroux|
|• Federal riding||Compton—Stanstead|
|• Prov. riding||Mégantic|
|• Total||272.50 km2 (105.21 sq mi)|
|• Land||271.88 km2 (104.97 sq mi)|
|• Density||2.6/km2 (7/sq mi)|
|• Pop 2006-2011||8.2%|
|Time zone||EST (UTC−5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC−4)|
|Postal code(s)||J0B 1M0|
|Highways|| Route 108
Newport is a municipality of about 700 people in Le Haut-Saint-François Regional County Municipality, in Quebec, Canada. Newport has a small town called Island Brook.
On July 24, 2002, the then-township of Newport was amalgamated into the city of Cookshire-Eaton as part of the early 2000s municipal reorganization in Quebec. After a referendum, Newport de-merged and became an independent municipality on January 1, 2006. However, it remains part of the urban agglomeration of Cookshire-Eaton.
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