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Welcome to Newfield ...

The Town of Newfield is located in Tompkins County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Newfield has a population of 5,053 people<3> (see below for details).

Newfield is 1,600 feet [488 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Newfield lies within the (607) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Newfield had an population of 5,053 people. This is a decrease of 2.43% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.08% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Newfield had a population of 5,179 people (or 5.1% of the total population of Tompkins County). This makes Newfield the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Newfield represents 0.03% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 463rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,179 people, the population of Newfield increased 1.39% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,108 people).

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

Communities near Newfield ...

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

  • Ithaca [Tompkins County]
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    • Ithaca [Tompkins County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Newfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,981 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ithaca
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ithaca<6>
  • Elmira [Chemung County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elmira
    • Elmira [Chemung County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Newfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,045 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elmira
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elmira<6>
  • Ithaca [Tompkins County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ithaca
    • Ithaca [Tompkins County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Newfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,345 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ithaca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ithaca
  • Horseheads [Chemung County]
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    • Horseheads [Chemung County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Newfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,600 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horseheads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horseheads
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Dryden [Tompkins County]
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      • Dryden [Tompkins County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Newfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,904 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dryden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lansing [Tompkins County]
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      • Lansing [Tompkins County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Newfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,767 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansing
    • Barton [Tioga County]
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      • Barton [Tioga County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Newfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,335 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barton
    • Elmira [Chemung County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elmira
      • Elmira [Chemung County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Newfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,384 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elmira have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elmira
    • Horseheads [Chemung County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horseheads
      • Horseheads [Chemung County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Newfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,244 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horseheads
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Horseheads<6>
    • Candor [Tioga County]
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      • Candor [Tioga County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Newfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,933 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Candor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Candor

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Newfield ...

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

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About New York

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

The official website for Tompkins County: www.co.tompkins.ny.us/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Tompkins, 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 Newfield.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Newfield - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Newfield) 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 Newfield. 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 NewfieldOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Newfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.3337, Longitude: -76.6091       In this case, the coordinates for Newfield 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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