The city of Newport is situated in Jackson County, Arkansas. The rich history of the town is manifested in its ten listings on the National Register of Historic Places including county courthouse and theIron Mountain Depot. Newport is brimming with outdoor activities for the adventure lovers. Angling, camping and boating are some of the favourite pastimes of visitors here. For the ones interested in history, a visit to Jacksonport State Park and Arkansas Rock ‘N’ Roll museum is recommended.