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Welcome to Newfolden ...

The city of Newfolden is located in Marshall County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Newfolden has a population of 364 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Newfolden is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Newfolden: (218)

The ZIP code for Newfolden: 56738<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Newfolden had an population of 364 people. This is a decrease of 1.09% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.55% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Newfolden had a population of 368 people. This makes Newfolden the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 368 people, the population of Newfolden increased 1.66% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 362 people).

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

Communities near Newfolden ...

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

  • Thief River Falls (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thief River Falls
    • Thief River Falls lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Newfolden and is located in Pennington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,688 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thief River Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thief River Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thief River Falls<7>
  • Karlstad (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Karlstad
    • Karlstad lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Newfolden and is located in Kittson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 706 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Karlstad have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Karlstad
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Karlstad<7>
  • Middle River (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
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    • Middle River lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Newfolden and is located in Marshall County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 301 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middle River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middle River
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middle River<7>
  • Viking (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Viking
    • Viking lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Newfolden and is located in Marshall County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 96 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Viking
  • Holt (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holt
    • Holt lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Newfolden and is located in Marshall County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 87 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holt
  • Strandquist (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Strandquist
    • Strandquist lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Newfolden and is located in Marshall County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 68 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Strandquist have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strandquist
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Strandquist<7>
  • Strathcona (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Strathcona
    • Strathcona lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Newfolden and is located in Roseau County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Strathcona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strathcona
  • Deerwood (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deerwood
    • Deerwood lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Newfolden and is located in Kittson County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deerwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deerwood
  • Argyle (22 miles [35.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Argyle
    • Argyle lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<6> to the west of Newfolden and is located in Marshall County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 641 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Argyle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Argyle<7>
  • Warren (23 miles [37 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warren
    • Warren lies 23 miles [37 km]<6> to the southwest of Newfolden and is located in Marshall County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,546 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warren
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warren<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 Newfolden. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Newfolden.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Newfolden ...

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

Adding Newfolden to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Newfolden 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 Newfolden was on a map titled Road Map for Minnesota (from Shell Oil, 1956).

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

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The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Minnesota's counties, including Marshall, 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 Newfolden.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Newfolden - 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 city (such as Newfolden). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Newfolden 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Newfolden) 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 Newfolden. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from NewfoldenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Newfolden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.3558, Longitude: -96.3297       In this case, the coordinates for Newfolden 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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