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Welcome to Newellton ...

The town of Newellton is located in Tensas Parish<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Newellton has a population of 963 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Newellton is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Newellton lies within the (318) area code.

The ZIP code for Newellton: 71357<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Newellton had an population of 963 people. This is a decrease of 18.87% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 35.02% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Newellton had a population of 1,187 people (which is 22.6% of the total population of Tensas Parish). This makes Newellton the parish's most populous community.

The population of Newellton represents 0.03% of the total population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 154th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,187 people, the population of Newellton decreased 19.91% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,482 people).

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

Adding Newellton to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Newellton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Newellton elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Newellton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Newellton - it's located in Nova Scotia.

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

Communities near Newellton ...

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

  • Port Gibson [Claiborne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Gibson
    • Port Gibson [Claiborne County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Newellton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,312 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Gibson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Gibson<7>
  • Saint Joseph [Tensas Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Joseph
    • Saint Joseph [Tensas Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Newellton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 973 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Joseph have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Joseph
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Joseph<7>
  • Yucatan Landing [Tensas Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yucatan Landing
    • Yucatan Landing [Tensas Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the east of Newellton
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yucatan Landing
  • Grand Gulf [Claiborne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Gulf
    • Grand Gulf [Claiborne County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Newellton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Gulf have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Gulf
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rodney [Jefferson County]
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      • Rodney [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Newellton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rodney
    • Waterproof [Tensas Parish]
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      • Waterproof [Tensas Parish] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<6> to the southwest of Newellton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 555 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterproof have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterproof
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterproof<7>
    • Mound [Madison Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mound
      • Mound [Madison Parish] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<6> to the northeast of Newellton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mound have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mound
    • Swampers [Franklin Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swampers
      • Swampers [Franklin Parish] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<6> to the northwest of Newellton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swampers
    • Richmond [Madison Parish]
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      • Richmond [Madison Parish] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<6> to the north of Newellton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 544 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richmond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond
    • Crowville [Franklin Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crowville
      • Crowville [Franklin Parish] lies 23 miles [37 km]<6> to the northwest of Newellton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crowville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crowville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crowville<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Newellton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Louisiana

About Tensas Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Tensas, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Newellton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Newellton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 town (such as Newellton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Newellton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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- Newellton) 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 Newellton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Newellton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Newellton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0724, Longitude: -91.2391       In this case, the coordinates for Newellton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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