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New Port Richey, Florida

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Welcome to New Port Richey ...

The city of New Port Richey is located in Pasco County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for New Port Richey: New Prt. Richey

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, New Port Richey has a population of 16,753 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of New Port Richey.

New Port Richey is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: New Port Richey lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

New Port Richey lies within the (727) area code.

The ZIP codes for New Port Richey: 34652-34656<4>

Websites for New Port Richey ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, New Port Richey had an population of 16,753 people. This is an increase of 12.35% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.95% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, New Port Richey had a population of 14,911 people. This makes New Port Richey the county's most populous community.

The population of New Port Richey represents 0.08% of the population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 125th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 14,911 people, the population of New Port Richey decreased 7.48% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 16,117 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for New Port Richey.

Communities near New Port Richey ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near New Port Richey.

  • Clearwater [Pinellas County]
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    • Clearwater [Pinellas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of New Port Richey
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 116,552 people
    • Former name for Clearwater:
    • Clear Water Harbor
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clearwater<6>
  • Dunedin [Pinellas County]
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    • Dunedin [Pinellas County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of New Port Richey
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,464 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunedin<6>
  • Tarpon Springs [Pinellas County]
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    • Tarpon Springs [Pinellas County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of New Port Richey
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,624 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tarpon Springs<6>
  • Safety Harbor [Pinellas County]
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    • Safety Harbor [Pinellas County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of New Port Richey
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,964 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Safety Harbor<6>
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    • Oldsmar [Pinellas County]
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      • Oldsmar [Pinellas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of New Port Richey
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,005 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oldsmar<6>
    • Holiday [Pasco County]
    • Trinity [Pasco County]
    • Bayonet Point [Pasco County]
    • Cove Springs [Pinellas County]
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      • Cove Springs [Pinellas County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of New Port Richey
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    • Hudson [Pasco County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around New Port Richey. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for New Port Richey.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of New Port Richey. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around New Port Richey.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around New Port Richey. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for New Port Richey.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Port Richey ...

Looking for more information about New Port Richey? 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 New Port Richey, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for New Port Richey.

Adding New Port Richey to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of New Port Richey in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for New Port Richey was on a map titled Road Map for Florida (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for New Port Richey on our Genealogy Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Florida's counties, including Pasco, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for New Port Richey.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Port Richey - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as New Port Richey). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether New Port Richey or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for New Port Richey includes: 34652, 34653, 34654, 34655 & 34656.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- New Port Richey) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for New Port Richey. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New Port RicheyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Port Richey. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 28.2452, Longitude: -82.7197    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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