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Welcome to New Sharon ...

The city of New Sharon is located in Mahaska County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, New Sharon has a population of 1,293 people<2> (see below for details).

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 1,293 people (or a decrease of 0.61% since the 2000 Census).

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 total 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.

  • Oskaloosa [Mahaska County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oskaloosa
    • Oskaloosa [Mahaska County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of New Sharon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,506 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oskaloosa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oskaloosa<6>
  • Pella [Marion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pella
    • Pella [Marion County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of New Sharon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,237 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pella
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pella<6>
  • Grinnell [Poweshiek County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grinnell have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grinnell
    • Grinnell [Poweshiek County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of New Sharon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,116 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grinnell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grinnell<6>
  • Montezuma [Poweshiek County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montezuma have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montezuma
    • Montezuma [Poweshiek County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of New Sharon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,412 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montezuma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montezuma<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sully [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sully
      • Sully [Jasper County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of New Sharon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 831 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sully
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sully<6>
    • What Cheer [Keokuk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for What Cheer
      • What Cheer [Keokuk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of New Sharon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 624 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on What Cheer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for What Cheer<6>
    • Beacon [Mahaska County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beacon
      • Beacon [Mahaska County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of New Sharon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 487 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beacon
    • University Park [Mahaska County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for University Park
      • University Park [Mahaska County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of New Sharon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 469 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on University Park
    • Lynnville [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lynnville
      • Lynnville [Jasper County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of New Sharon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 393 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lynnville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lynnville<6>
    • Delta [Keokuk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delta
      • Delta [Keokuk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of New Sharon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 318 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delta

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of 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.

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Iowa's counties, including Mahaska, 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 Sharon.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Sharon - 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 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).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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