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Welcome to New Wilmington ...

New Wilmington is located in Lawrence County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of New Wilmington, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1828.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, New Wilmington has a population of 2,196 people<3> (see below for details).

New Wilmington is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for New Wilmington: (724) & (874)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, New Wilmington had an population of 2,196 people. This is a decrease of 10.95% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.44% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, New Wilmington had a population of 2,466 people. This makes New Wilmington the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of New Wilmington represents 0.02% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 380th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,466 people, the population of New Wilmington has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,452 people).

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

Communities near New Wilmington ...

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

  • Youngstown
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
  • New Castle
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
  • Hermitage
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Sharon
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Struthers
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Struthers
    • Struthers is located in Mahoning County (OH)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,039 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Struthers <6>
  • Girard
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Girard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Girard
    • Girard is located in Trumbull County (OH)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,159 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Girard <6>
  • Campbell
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Campbell
    • Campbell is located in Mahoning County (OH)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,733 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Campbell <6>
  • Grove City
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grove City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grove City
    • Grove City is located in Mercer County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,648 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grove City <6>
  • Hubbard
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hubbard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hubbard
    • Hubbard is located in Trumbull County (OH)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,369 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hubbard <6>
  • Ellwood City
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around New Wilmington. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for New Wilmington.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Wilmington ...

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

Adding New Wilmington to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of New Wilmington 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 New Wilmington was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the New Wilmington post office opened in 1828.

We also found New Wilmington in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

For more details, see References and Mentions for New Wilmington.

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

The official website for Lawrence County: www.co.lawrence.pa.us/

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 Lawrence, 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 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 Wilmington.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Wilmington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (874) is an overlay for area code (724).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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