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New Sharon, Iowa

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Welcome to New Sharon ...

The city of New Sharon is located in Mahaska County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, New Sharon has a population of 1,284 people<1> (see below for details).

New Sharon is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: New Sharon lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

New Sharon is within the (641) area code.

The ZIP code for New Sharon: 50207<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, New Sharon had a population of 1,293 people (which is 5.78% of the total population of Mahaska County). This makes New Sharon the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of New Sharon represents 0.04% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 229th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,293 people, the population of New Sharon has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,301 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, New Sharon had an population of 1,284 people. This is a decrease of 0.7% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.31% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near New Sharon ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Oskaloosa   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the South (S) of New Sharon

Pella   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of New Sharon

Located in Marion County

Grinnell   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of New Sharon

Located in Poweshiek County

Montezuma   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of New Sharon

Located in Poweshiek County

Sully   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of New Sharon

Located in Jasper County

What Cheer   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of New Sharon

Located in Keokuk County

Beacon   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of New Sharon

University Park   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of New Sharon

Lynnville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of New Sharon

Located in Jasper County

Delta   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of New Sharon

Located in Keokuk County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for New Sharon.

Communities Also Named New Sharon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named New Sharon - they are located in Alabama, Kansas, Maine and New Jersey (3).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for New Sharon.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around New Sharon. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of New Sharon. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around New Sharon.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for New Sharon:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Sharon ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Iowa

About Mahaska County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for New Sharon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for New Sharon.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Sharon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Sharon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether New Sharon or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- New Sharon) 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 Sharon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New Sharon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Sharon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4697, Longitude: -92.6515     [Map].

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