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NEWPORT, TEXAS (Harris County). Newport, a residential subdivision near Lake Houston, is west of State Highway 2100 and a mile northwest of Crosby in northeastern Harris County. It began in 1972 as a project of the Diamondhead Corporation, a developer of resort projects across the country. The community includes a country club and a marina.


Houston Business Journal, July 24, 1978.

Diana J. Kleiner


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Diana J. Kleiner, "NEWPORT, TX (HARRIS COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 27, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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