Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce, Oregon
Doing Business
In Newport

Jetty by Ken Gagne
Newport's Yaquina Bay Getty
Still as alluring as ever, Newport, Oregon is not only a great place to live and raise a family, it's a fertile ground for business growth and prosperity.

Beachfront Port City

The beauty of the Pacific Ocean and the scenic coastal beaches naturally attracts people to the port city of Newport. Newport has been named as one of the "Paradise Found: 12 Great Towns You Could Call Home" in Pacific Northwest Magazine.

The City is located in Lincoln County, along Oregon's Central Coast, at the confluence of the Yaquina River and the Pacific Ocean.

The Pacific Ocean, award winning sandy ocean beaches, wilderness areas and national forests are a few of the amenities that the area offers. The 992 square miles of Lincoln County also consist of mountainous, wooded terrain, steep ridges, and winding inland valleys along with level river flood plains and ocean beaches. The elevation of Newport ranges from sea level to 300 feet, with a mean elevation of 75 feet.

Newport is situated in the central region of Lincoln County which consists of the cities of Depoe Bay, Lincoln City, Newport, Siletz, Toledo, Waldport and Yachats, and the communities of Chitwood, Seal Rock and Tidewater.


Newport: Living and Doing Business Guide 2014 Newport: Living and Doing Business Guide 2014

Learn all about Newport's geography, climate, government, history, events, districts, transportation, education, healthcare, fishing, hiking, beaches, economy, business profiles, tourism, demographics, employment, and more.

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Boats by Newport Marina
Part of Newport's Marina
Newport, the county seat of Lincoln County, is the business center of the county. Most commercial/retail development is on the bayfront and along Highway 101, which bisects the city. Newport is a transportation hub, with state highway routes to the north, south, and east, an airport, and an excellent port.

A progressively growing community committed to "Preserving the Treasures of the Oregon Coast," while creating a successful business environment . . . keeping businesses viable, and on their competitive toes.

Important considerations when a business is looking at a particular area and thinking of expansion. The steady population growth, breathtaking environment, great quality of life and continued economic vitality of the Newport area has made it an ideal location for business to thrive.

This publication is intended to provide an overview of the business and economic climate of Newport and Lincoln County. All available information is Lincoln County data, unless Newport specific numbers were available. While the information is reviewed annually, monthly or quarterly information on specific areas may be obtained from the Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce, 555 SW Coast Hwy, Newport OR 97365, 1-800-262-7844.

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