Newport is a town in and the county seat of Sullivan County, New Hampshire, United States. It is 43 miles (69 km) west-northwest of Concord, on the Sugar River. The population was 6,269 at the 2000 census. Newport includes the villages of Kelleyville and Guild. A covered bridge is in the northwest. The area is noted for maple sugar and apple orchards. The central settlement in town, where over 63% of the population resides, is defined as the Newport census-designated place (CDP), and is located at the junction of New Hampshire Routes 10 and 11, adjacent to the Sugar River.