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Welcome to New Town ...

New Town is located in Scotland County<1>.

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

New Town is 220 feet [67 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 located in the (910) area code.

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 Scotland County and the other is located in Richmond 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]
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    • Laurinburg [Scotland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest 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>
  • Aberdeen [Moore County]
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    • Aberdeen [Moore County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of New Town
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,339 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aberdeen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberdeen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen<5>
  • Hamlet [Richmond County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamlet
    • Hamlet [Richmond County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of New Town
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,356 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamlet
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamlet<5>
  • Raeford [Hoke County]
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    • Raeford [Hoke County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of New Town
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,956 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raeford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raeford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raeford<5>
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    • Red Springs [Robeson County]
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      • Red Springs [Robeson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of New Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,237 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red Springs<5>
    • Pembroke [Robeson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pembroke
      • Pembroke [Robeson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of New Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,942 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pembroke have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pembroke
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pembroke<5>
    • Maxton [Robeson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maxton
      • Maxton [Robeson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of New Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,332 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maxton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maxton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maxton<5>
    • McColl [Marlboro County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McColl
      • McColl [Marlboro County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest 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>
    • Pinebluff [Moore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinebluff
      • Pinebluff [Moore County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of New Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,647 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinebluff
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pinebluff<5>
    • Dobbins Heights [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dobbins Heights
      • Dobbins Heights [Richmond County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of New Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 780 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dobbins Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dobbins Heights

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 Scotland 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 Scotland County: www.scotlandcounty.org/

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 Scotland, 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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, 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: 34.8968, Longitude: -79.3645       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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