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The location of Newcastle

Welcome to Newcastle ...

The village of Newcastle is located in Dixon County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Newcastle has a population of 341 people<2> (see below for details).

Newcastle is 1,290 feet [393 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Newcastle lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Newcastle: (402) & (531)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Newcastle had a population of 325 people (or 5.42% of the total population of Dixon County). This makes Newcastle the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Newcastle represents 0.02% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 258th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 325 people, the population of Newcastle increased 8.7% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 299 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Newcastle had an population of 341 people. This is an increase of 4.92% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.05% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Newcastle ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Allen   [Map]   359   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Coleridge   [Map]   453   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Laurel   [Map]   927   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ponca   [Map]   933   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Elk Point (SD)   [Map]   1,828   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Jefferson (SD)   [Map]   502   E   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Newcastle ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Newcastle - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Florida, Illinois, Kansas (2), Maine, New Brunswick, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

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

See 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 Newcastle. 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 Newcastle. 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 Newcastle.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Newcastle:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Newcastle ...

Looking for more information about Newcastle? 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 Newcastle, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Newcastle.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Dixon County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Dixon County:

The official website for State of Nebraska:

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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Newcastle.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Newcastle - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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<5>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 from Point A (ie- Newcastle) 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 Newcastle. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Newcastle

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Newcastle. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6525, Longitude: -96.8743     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Newcastle have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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