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Newland, North Carolina

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The location of Newland

Welcome to Newland ...

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

The location of Newland has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Newland has a population of 686 people<2> (see below for details).

Newland was established in 1911.

The community of Newland is 3,620 feet [1,103 m] above sea level.<3> 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 within the (828) area code.

Population Details ...

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 (which had a count of 704 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Newland had an population of 686 people. This is a decrease of 1.72% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.56% since the 2000 Census).

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.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Newland. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Newland. Our list includes 5 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Newland ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Shell Creek   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Newland

Located in Carter County (TN)

Boone   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Newland

Located in Watauga County

Woodby Hill   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Newland

Located in Carter County (TN)

Spruce Pine   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Newland

Located in Mitchell County

Norris   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Newland

Located in Johnson County (TN)

Roan Mountain   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Newland

Located in Carter County (TN)

Blowing Rock   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Newland

Located in Caldwell County

Banner Elk   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Newland

Bakersville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Newland

Located in Mitchell County

Elk Park   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Newland

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Newland.

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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:

The official website for State of North Carolina:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Newland.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Newland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Newland

Our 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Newland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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