Newport County Rhode Island Marriage Records

Search For Marriage Records

NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Newport County Clerk Offices
Newport City Clerk43 BroadwayNewportRI2840401-845-5341
Newport County Clerk45 Washington SquareNewportRI2840401-841-8340
Jamestown Clerk93 Narragansett AvenueJamestownRI2835401-423-7200
Little Compton Town Clerk40 CommonsLittle ComptonRI2837401-635-4400
Middletown Clerk350 East Main RoadMiddletownRI2842401-847-0009
Portsmouth Clerk2200 East Main RoadPortsmouthRI2871401-683-2101
Tiverton Town Clerk343 Highland RoadTivertonRI2878401-625-6703
Newport County Town & City Halls
Newport City Hall43 BroadwayNewportRI2840401-846-9600
Jamestown Town Hall93 Narragansett AvenueJamestownRI2835401-423-7200
Middletown Town Hall350 East Main RoadMiddletownRI2842401-849-2898
Portsmouth Town Hall2200 E Main RdPortsmouthRI2871401-683-2101
Tiverton Town Hall343 Highland RoadTivertonRI2878401-625-6700
Newport County Marriage License Offices
Newport Marriage License43 BroadwayNewportRI2840401-846-9600
Jamestown Marriage License93 Narragansett AvenueJamestownRI2835401-423-7200
Little Compton Marriage LicenseThe Commons, Box 226Little ComptonRI2837401-635-4400
Middletown Marriage License350 Main RoadMiddletownRI2842401-849-5540
Portsmouth Marriage License2200 East Main RoadPortsmouthRI2871401-683-3255
Tiverton Marriage License343 Highland RoadTivertonRI2878401-625-6700
Newport County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Jamestown Clerk's Office Marriage Records
Jamestown Philomenian Library Database
Jamestown Town Clerk Website
Jamestown Town Clerk's Office Vital Records
Little Compton Town Historical Society Archives
Middletown Public Library Website
Middletown Town Clerk Website
Newport City Clerk Website
Portsmouth City Government Archives
Portsmouth Town Clerk Website
Portsmouth Town Clerk's Office Birth Records
Portsmouth Town Clerk's Office Death Records
Portsmouth Town Clerk's Office Marriage Records
Tiverton Public Library Website
Tiverton Town Clerk Website
Town of Middletown Clerk's Office Property Records
Married Couples16,898 (47.7%)
Unmarried Couples1,910 (2.4%)
Never Married Men11,892 (34.1%)
Never Married Women10,163 (28.1%)
Separated Men298 (0.9%)
Separated Women444 (1.2%)
Widowed Men853 (2.4%)
Widowed Women3,345 (9.2%)
Divorced Men3,316 (9.5%)
Divorced Women4,588 (12.7%)

How to Search For Marriage Records in Newport County

If you are interested in finding some vital records of people, like marriage records in Newport County, you will find that the best place to start your search is at the county public records office. Such an office may be located in Newport or in the towns of Hingham, Westport, Newport, Poughkeep and Taunton. The state of Rhode Island retains such records for a period of sixty years. But before you hurry off to the location of the records office, you should make sure that you have all the details that you need, like the names of the couple, the age when they got married and parents’ names and addresses. You should also carry with you the marriage license or certificate of the couple if you have one.

You can perform the search online by using an internet site that offers marriage records Rhode Island. This service will save you time as you do not have to go to any physical office and present all your information to them over the phone or personally. When you submit your details, you will get your information immediately. These sites offer comprehensive information and you will get useful tips on how to handle the legalities of getting the records, like what documents to bring and how much fee to pay.

If you want to access the marriage records in Newport County, you should know that these records are different from the ones you obtain at the government offices. The latter may only contain basic information, while the former may provide more details about a person. Such records can tell the couple’s name, date of birth, Social Security number and the religion of the couple. It may also show the parents’ names and the date of birth of the children. It may even indicate the mother’s maiden name and where she is known. Such records also tell about the official papers of the marriage.

If you would like to search for marriage records in Newport County, you can get the details from the Vital Records Office of Newport or from the State Office of Vital Records. But you have to make sure that the information you obtain from the office of Vital Records is correct because errors happen all the time. On the other hand, the State Office of Marriage and Family Records can give more detailed information because they have their own records. Both of these methods are very effective but it depends on how much information you need.

If you want to search for marriage records in Newport County through the internet, you should know that there are two options available for you. You can either visit the official website of the county or the commercial record providers. There are several commercial providers that offer free services. But you might have to spend a lot of money if you want to use their advanced search features.

In any case, both of these methods are very effective but you can always use the official site. You do not have to waste a lot of time going to the records office. All you have to do is to fill up some information about the person whose records you want to check. After you have made your choice, you can already start with the search. When the results of your search show that there is some useful data, you can already proceed to the finalization part where you would submit the application in order to obtain the records.