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Welcome to Newellton ...

The town of Newellton is located in Tensas Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Newellton has a population of 1,004 people<2> (see below for details).

Newellton is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Newellton: (318)

The ZIP code for Newellton: 71357<4>

Population Details ...

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 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).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Newellton had an population of 1,004 people. This is a decrease of 15.42% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 32.25% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Newellton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Port Gibson   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Newellton

Located in Claiborne County (MS)

Saint Joseph   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of Newellton

Yucatan Landing   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of Newellton

Grand Gulf   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Newellton

Located in Claiborne County (MS)

Rodney   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Newellton

Located in Jefferson County (MS)

Waterproof   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Newellton

Mound   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Newellton

Located in Madison Parish

Swampers   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Newellton

Located in Franklin Parish

Richmond   [Map]

Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North (N) of Newellton

Located in Madison Parish

Crowville   [Map]

Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Newellton

Located in Franklin Parish

To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for Newellton.

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.

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 Newellton. 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 Newellton. 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 Newellton.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages 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>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 Newellton.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Newellton - 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 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).

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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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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, 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Newellton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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