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Welcome to Newark ...
The city of Newark is located in New Castle County.
The location of Newark has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Newark refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Newarker<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Newark has a population of 33,858 people<3> (see below for details).
Newark was established in 1694.
The community of Newark is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Newark lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Newark: (302)
The ZIP codes for Newark: 19702, 19711-19718, 19725-19726<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Newark had a population of 31,454 people (which is 5.84% of the total population of New Castle County). This makes Newark the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Newark represents 3.5% of the total population of Delaware (which has 897,934 people), making it the state's 3rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 31,454 people, the population of Newark increased 10.18% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 28,547 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Newark had an population of 33,858 people. This is an increase of 7.64% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.6% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Newark.
Communities near Newark ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Newark.
Communities Also Named Newark ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 25 communities that are also named Newark - they are located in Arkansas, California, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland (2), Michigan (3), Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Ontario (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Newark.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Newark:
Websites for Newark ...
Official Website: www.newark.de.us/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Newark ...
Looking for more information about Newark? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Newark, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Newark.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Newark: www.newark.de.us/
The official website for New Castle County: www.co.new-castle.de.us/
The official website for State of Delaware: https://delaware.gov/
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This page was last modified: 08 Jun 2019