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Welcome to New Town ...

New Town is located in Richmond County<1>.

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

New Town is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: New Town lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

New Town is within the (910) area code.

Websites for New Town ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.richmondcountychamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to New Town, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named New Town ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named New Town: This one is located in Richmond County and the other is located in Scotland County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 24 communities that are also named New Town - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas (2), Georgia (2), Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi (2), New Jersey, 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.

  • Laurinburg [Scotland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurinburg
    • Laurinburg [Scotland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of New Town
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,896 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurinburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurinburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurinburg<5>
  • Rockingham [Richmond County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockingham
    • Rockingham [Richmond County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of New Town
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,520 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockingham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockingham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockingham<5>
  • Bennettsville [Marlboro County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bennettsville
    • Bennettsville [Marlboro County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of New Town
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,455 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bennettsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bennettsville<5>
  • Cheraw [Chesterfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cheraw
    • Cheraw [Chesterfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of New Town
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,554 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cheraw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cheraw<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • McColl [Marlboro County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McColl
      • McColl [Marlboro County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of New Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,943 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McColl
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McColl<5>
    • Ellerbe [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellerbe
      • Ellerbe [Richmond County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of New Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 968 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellerbe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellerbe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellerbe<5>
    • Wagram [Scotland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wagram
      • Wagram [Scotland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of New Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 772 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wagram have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wagram
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wagram<5>
    • Hoffman [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoffman
      • Hoffman [Richmond County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of New Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 571 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoffman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoffman
    • Gibson [Scotland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gibson
      • Gibson [Scotland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of New Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 497 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gibson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gibson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gibson<5>
    • Lilesville [Anson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lilesville
      • Lilesville [Anson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of New Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 482 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lilesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lilesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lilesville<5>

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Richmond County

About North Carolina

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 Richmond County: www.co.richmond.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Richmond, 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 '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 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 TownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Town. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8768, Longitude: -79.6951       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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