The Newport County Clerk's Office keeps and preserves public records for the Newport County, Rhode Island government. As part of this job, Clerks maintain Newport County vital records, including birth certificates, marriage records, death certificates, and divorce records. These documents list personal information such as names, dates of birth, and other identifying information, and they may be required to obtain Rhode Island government identification or to receive government services. These documents establish identity and can be used for Newport County genealogical research. Newport County Clerk Offices may also keep records on Newport County property ownership, property taxes, and title deeds, as well as property sale records. The Clerk Office maintains multiple different county records and services, which may be available online.
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