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Welcome to Newchester ...

Newchester is located in Adams County<1>.

Newchester is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Newchester is located in the (717) area code.

Communities near Newchester ...

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

  • York [York County]
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    • York [York County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of Newchester
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,907 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for York<4>
  • Hanover [York County]
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    • Hanover [York County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Newchester
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,783 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanover<4>
  • Gettysburg [Adams County]
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    • Gettysburg [Adams County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Newchester
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,708 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gettysburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gettysburg<4>
  • Taneytown [Carroll County]
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    • Taneytown [Carroll County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Newchester
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,846 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taneytown<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West York [York County]
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      • West York [York County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Newchester
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,602 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West York have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West York
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West York<4>
    • Littlestown [Adams County]
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      • Littlestown [Adams County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Newchester
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,498 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Littlestown<4>
    • Carroll Valley [Adams County]
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      • Carroll Valley [Adams County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southwest of Newchester
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,930 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carroll Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carroll Valley<4>
    • Emmitsburg [Frederick County]
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      • Emmitsburg [Frederick County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southwest of Newchester
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,270 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emmitsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emmitsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emmitsburg<4>
    • McSherrystown [Adams County]
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      • McSherrystown [Adams County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Newchester
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,080 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McSherrystown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McSherrystown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McSherrystown<4>
    • Dillsburg [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dillsburg
      • Dillsburg [York County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the north of Newchester
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,579 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dillsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dillsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dillsburg<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Newchester ...

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

Adding Newchester to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Pennsylvania

About Adams County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Newchester. 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 Adams, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Newchester - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Newchester) 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 Newchester. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from NewchesterOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Newchester. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9034, Longitude: -77.0953    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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