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New Sharon, Iowa
Welcome to New Sharon ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, New Sharon has a population of 1,294 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of New Sharon.
New Sharon is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: New Sharon lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
New Sharon lies within the (641) area code.
The ZIP code for New Sharon: 50207<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, New Sharon had an population of 1,294 people (or a decrease of 0.54% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, New Sharon had a population of 1,293 people (or 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 (with a count of 1,301 people).
More information can be found on the Census 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.
Communities near New Sharon ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near New Sharon.
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 Sharon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for New Sharon.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around New Sharon.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around New Sharon. See our Newspapers 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.
Adding New Sharon to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of New Sharon 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 Sharon was in the Sixth Biennial Report of the State Mine Inspectors, Two Years Ending June 30, 1893.
We also found New Sharon in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for New Sharon on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022