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Welcome to New Town ...

New Town is located in Centre County<1>.

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

New Town is 1,490 feet [454 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named New Town ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named New Town - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas (2), Georgia (2), Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi (2), New Jersey, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Tennessee (3) and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near New Town ...

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

  • Clearfield [Clearfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clearfield
    • Clearfield [Clearfield County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of New Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,839 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clearfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clearfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clearfield<5>
  • Tyrone [Blair County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tyrone
    • Tyrone [Blair County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of New Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,139 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tyrone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tyrone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tyrone<5>
  • Philipsburg [Centre County]
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    • Philipsburg [Centre County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of New Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,698 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Philipsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philipsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philipsburg<5>
  • Curwensville [Clearfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Curwensville
    • Curwensville [Clearfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of New Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,385 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Curwensville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Curwensville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Curwensville<5>
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    • Bellwood [Blair County]
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      • Bellwood [Blair County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of New Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,751 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bellwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellwood<5>
    • Chester Hill [Clearfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chester Hill
      • Chester Hill [Clearfield County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northeast of New Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 831 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chester Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chester Hill
    • Houtzdale [Clearfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Houtzdale
      • Houtzdale [Clearfield County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of New Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 746 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Houtzdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Houtzdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Houtzdale<5>
    • Irvona [Clearfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irvona
      • Irvona [Clearfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of New Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 611 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irvona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irvona<5>
    • Port Matilda [Centre County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Matilda
      • Port Matilda [Centre County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of New Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 587 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Matilda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Matilda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Matilda<5>
    • Coalport [Clearfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coalport
      • Coalport [Clearfield County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of New Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 491 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coalport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coalport<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Town ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Pennsylvania

About Centre County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Centre, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Town - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- New Town) 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 New Town. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New Town

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Town. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8492, Longitude: -78.2614       In this case, the coordinates for New Town have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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