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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 is 3,620 feet [1,103 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude 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 lies within the (828) area code.
The community of Newland was established in 1911.
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 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.
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.
Adding Newland to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Newland in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Newland was on a map titled Road Map for North Carolina (from Shell Oil, 1956).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Newland.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Avery County: www.averyco.com/gov/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 04 Jun 2023