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Welcome to West Newbury ...

West Newbury is located in Essex County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for West Newbury: W. Newbury

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, West Newbury has a population of 4,716 people<3> (see below for details).

West Newbury was settled in 1635 and was incorporated in 1819.

West Newbury is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for West Newbury: (978) & (351)<5>

The ZIP code for West Newbury: 01985<6>

Websites for West Newbury ...

Official Website: www.westnewbury.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, West Newbury had an population of 4,716 people. This is an increase of 11.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.67% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, West Newbury had a population of 4,235 people. This makes West Newbury the county's 32nd most populous community.

The population of West Newbury represents 0.06% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 259th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,235 people, the population of West Newbury increased 2.07% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,149 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for West Newbury.

Communities Also Named West Newbury ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named West Newbury - it's located in Vermont.

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

Communities near West Newbury ...

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

  • Lowell [Middlesex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lowell
    • Lowell [Middlesex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the southwest of West Newbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 110,904 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowell
  • Lawrence [Essex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawrence
    • Lawrence [Essex County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the southwest of West Newbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,007 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrence
  • Haverhill [Essex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haverhill
    • Haverhill [Essex County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<7> to the west of West Newbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,098 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haverhill
  • Peabody [Essex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peabody
    • Peabody [Essex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the south of West Newbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,063 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peabody
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Methuen [Essex County]
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      • Methuen [Essex County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the southwest of West Newbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 50,910 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Methuen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Methuen
    • Beverly [Essex County]
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      • Beverly [Essex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the south of West Newbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,242 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beverly
    • Andover [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Andover
      • Andover [Essex County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the southwest of West Newbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,554 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Andover
    • Derry [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Derry
      • Derry [Rockingham County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the west of West Newbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,442 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Derry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Derry<8>
    • North Andover [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Andover
      • North Andover [Essex County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the southwest of West Newbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,460 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Andover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Andover
    • Dracut [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dracut
      • Dracut [Middlesex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the southwest of West Newbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,423 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dracut

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Newbury ...

Looking for more information about West Newbury? 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 West Newbury, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for West Newbury.

Adding West Newbury to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found West Newbury on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Massachusetts

About Essex County

About Massachusetts

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for West Newbury: www.westnewbury.com/

The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Massachusetts' counties, including Essex, 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 West Newbury.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around West Newbury - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (351) is an overlay for area code (978).
<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 community (such as West Newbury). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether West Newbury 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- West Newbury) 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 West Newbury. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from West NewburyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Newbury. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8015, Longitude: -70.9898       In this case, the coordinates for West Newbury 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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