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Welcome to Newland ...

The town of Newland is located in Avery County<1> and is the County Seat for Avery County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Newland has a population of 689 people<3> (see below for details).

Newland was established in 1911.

The community of Newland is 3,620 feet [1,103 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Newland is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Newland is located in the (828) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Newland had an population of 689 people. This is a decrease of 1.29% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.13% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Newland had a population of 698 people. This makes Newland the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 698 people, the population of Newland has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 704 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Newland.

Communities Also Named Newland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Newland - they are located in Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

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

Communities near Newland ...

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

  • Shell Creek [Carter County]
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    • Shell Creek [Carter County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Newland
    • Estimated population in 2014: 21,037 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shell Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shell Creek
  • Boone [Watauga County]
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    • Boone [Watauga County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Newland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,003 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boone<6>
  • Woodby Hill [Carter County]
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    • Woodby Hill [Carter County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Newland
    • Estimated population in 2014: 2,730 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodby Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodby Hill
  • Spruce Pine [Mitchell County]
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    • Spruce Pine [Mitchell County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Newland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,126 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spruce Pine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spruce Pine
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spruce Pine<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Norris [Johnson County]
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      • Norris [Johnson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Newland
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,652 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norris
    • Roan Mountain [Carter County]
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      • Roan Mountain [Carter County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Newland
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,360 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roan Mountain
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roan Mountain<6>
    • Blowing Rock [Caldwell County]
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      • Blowing Rock [Caldwell County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Newland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,316 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blowing Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blowing Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blowing Rock<6>
    • Banner Elk [Avery County]
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      • Banner Elk [Avery County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Newland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,082 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Banner Elk
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Banner Elk<6>
    • Elk Park [Avery County]
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      • Elk Park [Avery County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Newland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 450 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elk Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elk Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elk Park<6>
    • Bakersville [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bakersville
      • Bakersville [Mitchell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Newland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 441 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bakersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bakersville<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 Newland. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Newland.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Newland. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Newland.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Newland ...

Looking for more information about Newland? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Newland, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Newland.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Avery County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Avery County: www.averyco.com/gov/

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 Avery, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Newland.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Newland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Newland) 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 Newland. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from NewlandOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Newland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0868, Longitude: -81.9265       In this case, the coordinates for Newland 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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