Newburyport is an historic New England seaport community of 17,000 people with a strong tradition of independent journalism, supporting the arts and a commitment to the environment, having recently been named a Commonwealth Green Community. Newburyport is located on the Atlantic Coast where the ocean meets the Merrimack River.
For a small city, Newburyport has an enormous wealth of visual, performing, cultural and literary art resources. Home to renowned artists, writers, performers and musicians, Newburyport offers a vast array of cultural centers and activities. From the Firehouse Center for the Performing and Visual Arts in Market Square to the Maudslay Arts Center in the 480-acre state park, and an abundance of art galleries, Newburyport offers theater, dance and musical productions, visual exhibits and literary events for all seasons.
For information about shopping, restaurants, lodging and other area information, please visit The Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce website.