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Welcome to Newcomerstown ...

The village of Newcomerstown is located in Tuscarawas County<1>.



The pronunciation of Newcomerstown: NEW-kuhm-urz-town<2>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Newcomerstown, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1851.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Newcomerstown has a population of 3,740 people<3> (see below for details).

Newcomerstown is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Newcomerstown ...

Official Website:   www.newcomerstown.com/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.tuschamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Newcomerstown had an population of 3,740 people. This is a decrease of 2.15% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.69% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Newcomerstown had a population of 3,822 people. This makes Newcomerstown the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Newcomerstown represents 0.03% of the population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 287th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,822 people, the population of Newcomerstown decreased 4.64% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,008 people).

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

Communities near Newcomerstown ...

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

  • New Philadelphia
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Philadelphia have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Philadelphia
    • New Philadelphia is located in Tuscarawas County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,418 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Philadelphia <6>
  • Dover
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dover
    • Dover is located in Tuscarawas County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,693 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dover <6>
  • Coshocton
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
  • Cambridge
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
  • Uhrichsville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Uhrichsville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Uhrichsville
    • Uhrichsville is located in Tuscarawas County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,298 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Uhrichsville <6>
  • Dennison
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dennison have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dennison
    • Dennison is located in Tuscarawas County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,599 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dennison <6>
  • West Lafayette
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Lafayette have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Lafayette
    • West Lafayette is located in Coshocton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,301 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Lafayette <6>
  • Sugarcreek
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
  • Gnadenhutten
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gnadenhutten have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gnadenhutten
    • Gnadenhutten is located in Tuscarawas County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,251 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gnadenhutten <6>
  • Tuscarawas
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tuscarawas have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tuscarawas
    • Tuscarawas is located in Tuscarawas County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,044 people

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Newcomerstown. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Newcomerstown.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Newcomerstown ...

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

Adding Newcomerstown to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Newcomerstown 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 Newcomerstown was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

We also found Newcomerstown in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Newcomerstown.

The official website for Newcomerstown: www.newcomerstown.com/

The official website for Tuscarawas County: www.co.tuscarawas.oh.us/

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Tuscarawas, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Newcomerstown. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Newcomerstown.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Newcomerstown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<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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