Newport, North Carolina is a close-knit community with a delightful small town feeling and has a population of about 3,400. Many residents living in this charming town depend on the nearby air base for employment. A recent consensus report indicates that the town is experiencing considerable growth, even in today’s downturn market. Home to one of the earliest churches in Carteret County, Newport is also the site of many Civil War forts and battlefields.
Newport offers not only the waters of the Newport River but is close enough to the enticing waters of the Atlantic Ocean to be considered an ideal year round residence. Also conveniently close are museums, forts, aquariums and endless annual festivals and celebrations located all along the Crystal Coast and are within easy driving distance.
Newport has become an attractive destination for retirees and families alike. With its convenient location to the Cherry Point Marine Corps Air Station just five miles away in Havelock and lying a mere two miles or so from all the attractions of Morehead City and Atlantic Beach, Newport is an excellent multi-generational community with ever appreciating home values. Buying a home in Newport NC, whether a new home or a previously owned home is an excellent real estate choice.
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