Newport, Tuscarawas County, Ohio

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Newport
Methodist Church
Methodist Church
Location of Barnhill, Ohio
Location of Barnhill, Ohio
Location of Newport in Tuscarawas County
Location of Newport in Tuscarawas County
Coordinates: 40°21′33″N 81°20′34″W / 40.35917°N 81.34278°W / 40.35917; -81.34278Coordinates: 40°21′33″N 81°20′34″W / 40.35917°N 81.34278°W / 40.35917; -81.34278

Newport is a small unincorporated community located in Tuscarawas County at latitude 40.359 and longitude -81.343.

It is actually 3.1 miles South from the center of Uhrichsville, Ohio. The elevation is 873 feet above sea level, in the Eastern Time Zone (UTC-5). Observes Daylight Saving Time and is in the Uhrichsville, Ohio ZIP Code of 44683.

Today it is strictly a rural neighborhood with one church, the Newport Methodist Church.

History[edit]

Newport was laid out in 1833.[1] The post office at Newport was called Tracy.[1] The Tracy post office was established in 1880, and remained in operation until 1918.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b The History of Tuscarawas County, Ohio: Containing a History of the County; Its Townships, Towns, Churches, Schools, Etc. Warner, Beers & Company. 1884. p. 580. 
  2. ^ "Tuscarawas County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 6 January 2016.