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Class (ending Dec. 31, 2014): 2
Class (effective Jan. 1, 2015): Home Rule
Status: Active
Established (y–m–d): 1795-12-14
Incorporated: 1834-02-24
County: Campbell
Area Development NKADD
County Seat Yes
Form Of Government: City Manager
Type of Election (City Officials): Non-Partisan
City Waives Primary Election (City Officials): No

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Notes: Named in honor of Christopher Newport, commander of the first ship to reach Jamestown, VA, in 1607. Classification will change to "Home Rule Class" on January 1, 2015.
City Links:
  ADD Website
  Campbell County Genealogy
  County Website

County Links:
  Campbell County PVA
  Northern Kentucky Website


Current Filings (KRS 81.045 to present date)
Date Filed Type Ordinance Map Status Notes
 2019-05-23  Population Estimate      U. S. Census Bureau Population Estimate as of July 1, 2018: 15,020
 2018-05-24  Population Estimate      U. S. Census Bureau Population Estimate as of July 1, 2017: 15,033
 2016-05-19  Population Estimate      U. S. Census Bureau Population Estimate as of July 1, 2015: 15,354
 2015-05-21  Population (2010)      Population Total per 2010 U.S. Decennial Census: 15,273
 2014-07-25  Declaration (Form) (TIFF) (PDF)  pursuant to HB 331 (2014)    Acknowledgment of Reclassification (Home Rule), Statement of Form of Government (City Manager), Name of City, & Year of Incorporation
 2014-05-22  Declaration (TIFF) (PDF)  pursuant to HB 331 (2014)    Acknowledgment of Reclassification (Home Rule), Statement of Form of Government (City Manager), Name of City, & Year of Incorporation.
 2013-11-01  Transfer of Incorporated Area  O-2012-024  MAPPABLE  Boundary with Bellevue adjusted between Memorial Parkway & the Ohio River. Total acreage transferred to Bellevue not stated.
 2010-06-21  Annexation  O-2010-006  MAPPABLE  Tract owned by the Commonwealth of Kentucky & Saint Luke Hospitals, Inc.: I-471 (12.2933 acres)
 2009-07-23  Resolution  2009-05-01  MAPPABLE  Restates location of Transfer Ordinance 92-4-1.
 2009-07-23  Transfer of Incorporated Area  92-4-1  MAPPABLE  Southerly r/o/w Ky 8: Bellevue to Newport (1.2657a) & Newport to Bellevue (3.2871a).
 1992-08-31  Resignation & Appointment      Mayor
 1981-04-16  KRS 81.045 Filing    MAPPABLE