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Welcome to Newby ...

Newby is located in Madison County<1>.

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

Newby is 970 feet [296 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Newby lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Newby lies within the (859) area code.

Communities Also Named Newby ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Newby - they are located in Alabama, Illinois, Oklahoma and Texas.

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

Communities near Newby ...

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

  • Lexington - Fayette [Fayette County]
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    • Lexington - Fayette [Fayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Newby
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 324,735 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lexington - Fayette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington - Fayette
  • Richmond [Madison County]
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    • Richmond [Madison County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Newby
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,800 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond<5>
  • Nicholasville [Jessamine County]
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    • Nicholasville [Jessamine County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Newby
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,888 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nicholasville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nicholasville<5>
  • Berea [Madison County]
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    • Berea [Madison County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Newby
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,287 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berea
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berea<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wilmore [Jessamine County]
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      • Wilmore [Jessamine County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Newby
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,343 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilmore<5>
    • Lancaster [Garrard County]
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      • Lancaster [Garrard County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Newby
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,840 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lancaster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lancaster
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lancaster<5>
    • Burgin [Mercer County]
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      • Burgin [Mercer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Newby
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 994 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burgin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burgin<5>
    • Keene [Jessamine County]
    • Arlington [Madison County]
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      • Arlington [Madison County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Newby
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arlington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Cuzick [Madison County]
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      • Cuzick [Madison County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Newby
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cuzick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cuzick

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 Newby. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Newby.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Newby. See our Newspapers Page for Newby.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Newby ...

Looking for more information about Newby? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Newby, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Newby.

Adding Newby to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Newby 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 Newby was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Newby on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905).

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

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

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Madison, 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Newby - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Newby) 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 Newby. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from NewbyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Newby. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7631, Longitude: -84.4152       In this case, the coordinates for Newby have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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