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Welcome to New Town ...

New Town is located in Sunflower County<1>.

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

New Town is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

New Town lies within the (662) area code.

Communities Also Named New Town ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named New Town: This one is located in Sunflower County and the other is located in Tate County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 24 communities that are also named New Town - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas (2), Georgia (2), Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, Tennessee (3) and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near New Town ...

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

  • Greenville [Washington County]
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    • Greenville [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of New Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 29,085 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<5>
  • Indianola [Sunflower County]
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    • Indianola [Sunflower County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of New Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,037 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indianola
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indianola<5>
  • Leland [Washington County]
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    • Leland [Washington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of New Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,766 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leland<5>
  • Hollandale [Washington County]
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    • Hollandale [Washington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of New Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,304 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollandale 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 Hollandale<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Moorhead [Sunflower County]
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      • Moorhead [Sunflower County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of New Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,063 people
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    • Belzoni [Humphreys County]
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      • Belzoni [Humphreys County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of New Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,915 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belzoni<5>
    • Metcalfe [Washington County]
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      • Metcalfe [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of New Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 965 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Metcalfe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Metcalfe
    • Inverness [Sunflower County]
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      • Inverness [Sunflower County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of New Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 866 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Inverness have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inverness
    • Isola [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Isola
      • Isola [Humphreys County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of New Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 611 people
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    • Arcola [Washington County]
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      • Arcola [Washington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of New Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 321 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcola

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Town ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for New Town. 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 Sunflower, 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 Town - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- New Town) 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 New Town. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: 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).
<5>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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