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Around New Providence ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Meridian. It is located about 12 miles [19 km] to the east of New Providence. Meridian has a population of 36,300 people.<1>.

The next largest community is Philadelphia. It is located about 30 miles [ km] to the north of New Providence and has a population of 7,100 people.

Below is a sample of neighboring communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from New Providence.<2>

  • Bailey [Lauderdale County]
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    • Bailey [Lauderdale County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the northeast of New Providence
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  • Chunky [Newton County]
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    • Chunky [Newton County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the south of New Providence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 315 people
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  • Collinsville [Lauderdale County]
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    • Collinsville [Lauderdale County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northeast of New Providence
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Decatur [Newton County]
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    • Decatur [Newton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the northwest of New Providence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,705 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Decatur have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Enterprise [Clarke County]
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    • Enterprise [Clarke County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the southeast of New Providence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 475 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enterprise have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Enterprise<3>
  • Garlandsville [Jasper County]
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    • Garlandsville [Jasper County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the southwest of New Providence
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    • Hickory [Newton County]
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      • Hickory [Newton County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest of New Providence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 529 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Martin [Lauderdale County]
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      • Martin [Lauderdale County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the north of New Providence
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    • Meridian [Lauderdale County]
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      • Meridian [Lauderdale County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the east of New Providence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 36,347 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meridian<3>
    • Nellieburg [Lauderdale County]
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      • Nellieburg [Lauderdale County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northeast of New Providence
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nellieburg have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Newton [Newton County]
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      • Newton [Newton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the west of New Providence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,155 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newton<3>
    • Penantly [Jasper County]
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      • Penantly [Jasper County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the southwest of New Providence
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    • Pine Bluff [Newton County]
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      • Pine Bluff [Newton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the west of New Providence
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    • Rose Hill [Jasper County]
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      • Rose Hill [Jasper County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the south of New Providence
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    • Suqualena [Lauderdale County]
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      • Suqualena [Lauderdale County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northeast of New Providence
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For more communities neighboring New Providence, please visit our County-by-County Page for New Providence.

Newton County ...

New Providence is located in Newton County<5>.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Newton County: Clarke, Jasper, Kemper, Lauderdale, Leake, Neshoba, Scott & Smith.

Curious and Interesting Names Near New Providence ...

It seems like there is always a nearby community with a name that seems interesting, maybe familiar or just catches our attention in some other way. We've collected some names which strike us as being curious or interesting. Our list can be found on the Tidbits & Trivia Page for New Providence.

Airports Near New Providence ...

When a trip includes a flight, we try to find an airport that best fits our travel plans.<6> To that purpose, we've assembled a list of that are relatively close to New Providence and that information can be found on the Airports Page for New Providence.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Newton County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for New Providence.
<2>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 from Point A (ie- New Providence) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Providence. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3576, Longitude: -88.9206       In this case, the coordinates for New Providence have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Newton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<6>When we are planning a trip (for example, to New Providence), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.




 

 

 

 

 


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