Newport is a borough in Perry County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,574 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Harrisburg–Carlisle Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Newport was originally known as Ryder's Ferry, as it was the site of an early ferry on the Juniata River. It was later renamed Newport after the canal came through.
Newport was the eastern end of the Newport and Shermans Valley Railroad. There was a freight yard where railcars and cargo could be transferred to standard gauge for the Pennsylvania Railroad.
Newport once had a large tannery that operated from the second half of the 19th century until the early part of the 20th. The town playground and youth baseball fields now occupy the site.
The Bridge in Newport Borough and Newport Historic District are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Newport is located at 40°28′42″N 77°8′2″W (40.478260, -77.133997).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), 90% of it land.