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Welcome to Newstead ...

The Town of Newstead is located in Erie County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Newstead has a population of 8,680 people<3> (see below for details).

Newstead is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Newstead lies within the (716) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Newstead had an population of 8,680 people. This is an increase of 1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.28% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Newstead had a population of 8,594 people. This makes Newstead the county's 21st most populous community.

The population of Newstead represents 0.04% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 281st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,594 people, the population of Newstead increased 2.26% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,404 people).

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

Communities near Newstead ...

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

  • Buffalo [Erie County]
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    • Buffalo [Erie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Newstead
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 254,479 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo<6>
  • Amherst [Erie County]
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    • Amherst [Erie County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Newstead
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 125,967 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amherst have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amherst
  • Cheektowaga [Erie County]
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    • Cheektowaga [Erie County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Newstead
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,452 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cheektowaga have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Tonawanda [Erie County]
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    • Tonawanda [Erie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Newstead
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 71,291 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tonawanda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West Seneca [Erie County]
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      • West Seneca [Erie County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Newstead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,117 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Seneca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lancaster [Erie County]
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      • Lancaster [Erie County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Newstead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,325 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lancaster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lancaster
    • North Tonawanda [Niagara County]
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      • North Tonawanda [Niagara County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Newstead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,050 people
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    • Lockport [Niagara County]
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      • Lockport [Niagara County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Newstead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,194 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lockport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lockport<6>
    • Lockport [Niagara County]
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      • Lockport [Niagara County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Newstead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,834 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lockport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Wheatfield [Niagara County]
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      • Wheatfield [Niagara County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Newstead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,988 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheatfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheatfield

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Newstead ...

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

Mentions & References for Newstead

Visit our Community Index for New York

About Erie County

About New York

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

The official website for Erie County: www.erie.gov/

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 Erie, 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 Newstead.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Newstead - 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- Newstead) 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 Newstead. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from NewsteadOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Newstead. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0173, Longitude: -78.5253       In this case, the coordinates for Newstead 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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