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Welcome to Newburg ...

Newburg is located in Cumberland County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Newburg, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Newburg has a population of 335 people<3> (see below for details).

Newburg is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Newburg is located in the (717) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Newburg had an population of 335 people. This is a decrease of 0.3% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.95% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Newburg had a population of 336 people. This makes Newburg the county's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 336 people, the population of Newburg decreased 9.68% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 372 people).

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

Communities Also Named Newburg ...

While we believe that this Newburg is located in Cumberland County, we know of another 4 Pennsylvania communities named Newburg. Those communities are located in the following counties: Blair, Clearfield, Huntingdon and Northampton County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 30 communities that are also named Newburg - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan (4), Minnesota, Missouri (2), New Brunswick, New York, North Dakota (2), Ohio (2), Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Newburg ...

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

  • Chambersburg
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
  • Carlisle
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
  • Shippensburg
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shippensburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shippensburg
    • Shippensburg is located in Cumberland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,682 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shippensburg <5>
  • Mount Holly Springs
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Holly Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Holly Springs
    • Mount Holly Springs is located in Cumberland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,052 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Holly Springs <5>
  • Newville
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newville
    • Newville is located in Cumberland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,351 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newville <5>
  • Bendersville
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bendersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bendersville
    • Bendersville is located in Adams County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 646 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bendersville <5>
  • Orbisonia
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
  • Rockhill
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockhill
    • Rockhill is located in Huntingdon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 361 people
    • Rockhill has also been known as:
    • Rockhill Furnace
  • Orrstown
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Landisburg
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Newburg ...

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

Adding Newburg to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Newburg 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 Newburg was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Newburg.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Newburg. 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 Cumberland, 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 Newburg.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Newburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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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