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Welcome to Newell ...

The city of Newell is located in Butte County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Newell: NOO-uhl<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Newell has a population of 597 people<4> (see below for details).

Newell is 2,820 feet [860 m] above sea level.<5> In other words, the altitude of Newell is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Newell lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Newell: (605)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Newell had an population of 597 people. This is a decrease of 1% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.59% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Newell had a population of 603 people (or 5.96% of the total population of Butte County). This makes Newell the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Newell represents 0.07% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 135th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 603 people, the population of Newell decreased 6.66% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 646 people).

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

Communities Also Named Newell ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Newell - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Newell ...

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

  • Saint Onge [Lawrence County]
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    • Saint Onge [Lawrence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Newell
    • Estimated population in 2014: 342 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Onge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Onge<7>
  • Nisland [Butte County]
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    • Nisland [Butte County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Newell
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nisland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 225 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nisland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nisland<7>
  • Vale [Butte County]
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    • Vale [Butte County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the south of Newell
    • Estimated population in 2014: 121 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vale<7>
  • Fruitdale [Butte County]
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    • Fruitdale [Butte County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Newell
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fruitdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 68 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fruitdale<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Castle Rock [Butte County]
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      • Castle Rock [Butte County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Newell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Castle Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Whitewood [Lawrence County]
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      • Whitewood [Lawrence County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<6> to the southwest of Newell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 979 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitewood<7>
    • Belle Fourche [Butte County]
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      • Belle Fourche [Butte County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<6> to the west of Newell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belle Fourche have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,702 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle Fourche
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belle Fourche<7>
    • Crook City [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crook City
      • Crook City [Lawrence County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<6> to the southwest of Newell
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crook City
    • Sturgis [Meade County]
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      • Sturgis [Meade County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<6> to the south of Newell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,922 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sturgis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sturgis<7>
    • Centennial City [Lawrence County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centennial City
      • Centennial City [Lawrence County] was located 22 miles [35.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Newell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centennial City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Newell. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Newell.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Newell ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of South Dakota

About Butte County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Dakota's counties, including Butte, 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Newell. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Newell.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Newell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Newell) 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 Newell. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Newell

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Newell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.7153, Longitude: -103.4182       In this case, the coordinates for Newell have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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