Nestled between the Coast Range
and the beautiful blue Pacific Ocean, Newport boasts some of the most breathtaking scenery on the central Oregon coast with vast stretches of rugged cliffs, lush vegetation and sandy beaches. The temperate coastal climate allows for a variety of activities year-round, including hiking, whale watching, golfing, shopping, deep-sea fishing and surfing.
As the largest city in Lincoln County with 10,000 residents, Newport hosts a variety of cultural events through an active performing arts center and museums rich in history. Enjoy a day observing ocean life at the aquarium and exploring beautiful lighthouses and parks. Families and tourists alike can appreciate the banquet table of activities, culture and natural beauty Newport offers.
The hospital provides health care for residents and tourists throughout a 270-square-mile area in Lincoln County, including Newport, Waldport, Toledo, Depoe Bay and Yachats.
Built in 1952, the hospital has expanded to meet the growing needs of the community. Currently, it is a 25-bed critical access hospital, with 370 employees, 110 of whom are nurses, and 120 volunteers.
- Population: 9,989 (2010)
- Home to a large fishing fleet at the historic bayfront
- Median household income: $41,896(2009)