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Welcome to New Freedom ...

New Freedom is located in York County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, New Freedom has a population of 4,688 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of New Freedom.

New Freedom is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for New Freedom: (717)

Websites for New Freedom ...

Official Website: www.newfreedomboro.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, New Freedom had an population of 4,688 people. This is an increase of 5.02% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 33.49% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, New Freedom had a population of 4,464 people. This makes New Freedom the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of New Freedom represents 0.04% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 222nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,464 people, the population of New Freedom increased 27.11% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,512 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for New Freedom.

Adding New Freedom to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of New Freedom in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for New Freedom was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found New Freedom on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for New Freedom on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named New Freedom ...

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

Communities near New Freedom ...

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

  • Bel Air [Harford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bel Air
    • Bel Air [Harford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of New Freedom
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,266 people
    • Former names for Bel Air:
    • Belle Air
    • Belle Aire
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bel Air
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bel Air<6>
  • Millersville [Lancaster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millersville
    • Millersville [Lancaster County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of New Freedom
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,289 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millersville<6>
  • Red Lion [York County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Lion
    • Red Lion [York County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of New Freedom
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,309 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Lion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red Lion<6>
  • Dallastown [York County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dallastown
    • Dallastown [York County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of New Freedom
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,869 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dallastown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dallastown<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shrewsbury [York County]
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      • Shrewsbury [York County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of New Freedom
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,847 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shrewsbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shrewsbury
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shrewsbury<6>
    • Quarryville [Lancaster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quarryville
      • Quarryville [Lancaster County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of New Freedom
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,745 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quarryville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quarryville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quarryville<6>
    • Glen Rock [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Rock
      • Glen Rock [York County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of New Freedom
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,057 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glen Rock<6>
    • Jacobus [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jacobus
      • Jacobus [York County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of New Freedom
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,826 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacobus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jacobus<6>
    • Windsor [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windsor
      • Windsor [York County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of New Freedom
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,480 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windsor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windsor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Windsor<6>
    • Loganville [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loganville
      • Loganville [York County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of New Freedom
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,332 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loganville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loganville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loganville<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Freedom ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Pennsylvania

About York County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for New Freedom: www.newfreedomboro.org/

The official website for York County: www.york-county.org/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including York, 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 New Freedom.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Freedom - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- New Freedom) 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 New Freedom. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New FreedomOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Freedom. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.7365, Longitude: -76.4416       In this case, the coordinates for New Freedom 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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