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Welcome to New Providence ...

New Providence is located in Newton County<1>.

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

New Providence is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for New Providence: (601) and (769)<4>

Communities Also Named New Providence ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named New Providence - they are located in Alabama (2), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky (2), New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Tennessee (2).

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

Communities near New Providence ...

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

  • Meridian [Lauderdale County]
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    • Meridian [Lauderdale County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> 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<6>
  • Newton [Newton County]
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    • Newton [Newton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newton<6>
  • Union [Neshoba County]
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    • Union [Neshoba County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of New Providence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,897 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union<6>
  • Decatur [Newton County]
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    • Decatur [Newton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Decatur<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Marion [Lauderdale County]
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      • Marion [Lauderdale County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of New Providence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,495 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<6>
    • Stonewall [Clarke County]
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      • Stonewall [Clarke County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of New Providence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 975 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonewall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hickory [Newton County]
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      • Hickory [Newton County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> 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.<2> 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]<5> 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Enterprise<6>
    • Suqualena [Lauderdale County]
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      • Suqualena [Lauderdale County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of New Providence
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    • Nellieburg [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nellieburg
      • Nellieburg [Lauderdale County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of New Providence
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nellieburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 New Providence. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for New Providence.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Providence ...

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

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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>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.
<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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Providence - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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).
<6>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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