Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- New Town) 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 New Town. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New Town
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Town. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2710, Longitude: -90.7534 In this case, the coordinates for New Town have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).