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The location of Newell

Welcome to Newell ...

The city of Newell is located in Buena Vista County.

The location of Newell has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Newell has a population of 859 people<2> (see below for details).

Newell is 1,250 feet [381 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Newell lies within the (712) area code.

The ZIP code for Newell: 50568<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Newell had a population of 876 people. This makes Newell the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Newell represents 0.03% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 314th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 876 people, the population of Newell decreased 1.24% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 887 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Newell had an population of 859 people. This is a decrease of 1.94% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.16% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Newell.

Communities near Newell ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Storm Lake   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the West (W) of Newell

Sac City   [Map]

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

Located in Sac County

Alta   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Newell

Pocahontas   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Newell

Located in Pocahontas County

Laurens   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Newell

Located in Pocahontas County

Schaller   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Newell

Located in Sac County

Lakeside   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Newell

Albert City   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Newell

Pomeroy   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Newell

Located in Calhoun County

Fonda   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Newell

Located in Pocahontas County

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

Communities Also Named Newell ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Newell - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee and West Virginia.

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

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 Newell. 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 Newell. 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 Newell. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Newell ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Iowa

About Buena Vista County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Buena Vista County:

The official website for State of Iowa:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Newell.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Newell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Newell) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Newell. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Newell

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Newell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6098, Longitude: -95.0040     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Newell have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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