Newport Naval Station - On and Off Base Information

Newport Naval Station Housing Information

Newport Naval Station (NS) Housing and Information:

Location: NAVSTA Newport provides the facilities and infrastructure essential to support the operations of tenant commands and visiting fleet units. By maintaining its commitment to excellence, NAVSTA Newport enables the development of its Navy's leaders. Newport, Rhode Island is home to more than 40 Naval Commands, including four Coast Guard cutters. Some of the major Commands include Strategic Studies Group, Command Leadership School, Naval Academy Prep School, Naval Justice School, Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Navy Warfare Development Command, Naval War College, Officer Training Command, Senior Enlisted Academy, Surface Warfare Officers School and Defense Institute of International Legal Studies. 

Newport is the Navy's premier training site for officers, officer candidates, senior enlisted personnel, midshipman candidates, as well undersea warfare and development systems. The Naval Station is located in Newport County on the southern end of Aquidneck Island at the mouth of Narragansett Bay in New England.  

Cost of Living: Higher than the U.S. National Average

Base Operator: NAVSTA Newport does not have a base operator, contact the Fleet and Family Support Program for base and local information, 401-841-2283 or DSN 312-841-2283.

Area Population: 82,695

Schools: There are three school districts located on Aquidneck Island:

Fleet and Family Support Center: FFSC 401-841-2283, DSN 312-841-2283

Housing: There are 325 student quarters and 425 staff quarters at Naval Station (NAVSTA) Newport. Housing is located in nine housing communities within seven miles of the base.  Call the Navy Housing Office, at 401-841-2232 or 2233, for availability.

Base Location

690 Peary Street
Newport, RI 02841

Top "Off Base" Neighborhoods

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