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Welcome to New Berlin ...

The village of New Berlin is located in Sangamon County<1>.

The location of New Berlin has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of New Berlin: BER-lin<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, New Berlin has a population of 1,335 people<4> (see below for details).

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

New Berlin is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

New Berlin lies within the (217) area code.

The ZIP code for New Berlin: 62670<6>

Websites for New Berlin ...

Official Website: www.newberlin.il.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, New Berlin had an population of 1,335 people. This is a decrease of 0.82% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 29.61% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, New Berlin had a population of 1,346 people. This makes New Berlin the county's 13th most populous community.

The population of New Berlin represents 0.01% of the total population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 587th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,346 people, the population of New Berlin increased 30.68% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,030 people).

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

Communities Also Named New Berlin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named New Berlin - they are located in Florida, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near New Berlin ...

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

  • Springfield [Sangamon County]
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    • Springfield [Sangamon County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the east of New Berlin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 113,671 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springfield<8>
  • Jacksonville [Morgan County]
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    • Jacksonville [Morgan County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the west of New Berlin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,488 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jacksonville<8>
  • Chatham [Sangamon County]
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    • Chatham [Sangamon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the east of New Berlin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,159 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chatham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chatham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chatham<8>
  • Sherman [Sangamon County]
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    • Sherman [Sangamon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the northeast of New Berlin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,660 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sherman<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Auburn [Sangamon County]
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      • Auburn [Sangamon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the southeast of New Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,591 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<8>
    • Virden [Macoupin County]
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      • Virden [Macoupin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the southeast of New Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,302 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Virden<8>
    • South Jacksonville [Morgan County]
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      • South Jacksonville [Morgan County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the west of New Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,075 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Jacksonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Pawnee [Sangamon County]
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      • Pawnee [Sangamon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the southeast of New Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,646 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pawnee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pawnee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pawnee<8>
    • Athens [Menard County]
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      • Athens [Menard County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the northeast of New Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,893 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athens<8>
    • Jerome [Sangamon County]
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      • Jerome [Sangamon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the east of New Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,575 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jerome have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Berlin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for New Berlin.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of New Berlin. 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 Berlin.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around New Berlin. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for New Berlin.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Berlin ...

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

Adding New Berlin to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of New Berlin 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 Berlin was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1870.

We also found New Berlin in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Mentions & References for New Berlin

Find a Community located in Illinois

About Sangamon County

About Illinois

The official website for New Berlin: www.newberlin.il.us/

The official website for Sangamon County: www.co.sangamon.il.us/

The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Sangamon, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for New Berlin. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for New Berlin.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Berlin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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 village (such as New Berlin). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether New Berlin or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>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 from Point A (ie- New Berlin) 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 Berlin. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New BerlinOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Berlin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.7261, Longitude: -89.9145       In this case, the coordinates for New Berlin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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