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Welcome to Newell ...

Newell is located in Mecklenburg County<1>.

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

Newell is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Newell: (704) and (980)<4>

Communities Also Named Newell ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Newell - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Newell ...

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

  • Charlotte [Mecklenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charlotte
    • Charlotte [Mecklenburg County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Newell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 900,350 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charlotte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charlotte<6>
  • Concord [Cabarrus County]
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    • Concord [Cabarrus County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Newell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 98,500 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Concord
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Concord<6>
  • Huntersville [Mecklenburg County]
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    • Huntersville [Mecklenburg County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Newell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,095 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntersville<6>
  • Kannapolis [Cabarrus County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kannapolis
    • Kannapolis [Cabarrus County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Newell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 52,007 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kannapolis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kannapolis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kannapolis<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Indian Trail [Union County]
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      • Indian Trail [Union County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Newell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,040 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Trail have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Trail
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indian Trail<6>
    • Matthews [Mecklenburg County]
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      • Matthews [Mecklenburg County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Newell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,718 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Matthews<6>
    • Cornelius [Mecklenburg County]
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      • Cornelius [Mecklenburg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Newell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,804 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cornelius have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cornelius
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cornelius<6>
    • Mint Hill [Mecklenburg County]
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      • Mint Hill [Mecklenburg County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Newell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,109 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mint Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mint Hill<6>
    • Harrisburg [Cabarrus County]
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      • Harrisburg [Cabarrus County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Newell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,852 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg<6>
    • Stallings [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stallings
      • Stallings [Union County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Newell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,456 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stallings have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stallings
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stallings<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Newell ...

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

Adding Newell to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Newell in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Newell was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Newell on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Newell on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Mecklenburg County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Newell. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Mecklenburg County: www.charmeck.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 Mecklenburg, 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 Newell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (980) is an overlay for area code (704).
<5>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- Newell) 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 Newell. 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 NewellOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Newell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2796, Longitude: -80.7356       In this case, the coordinates for Newell 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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