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Welcome to New Summerfield ...

The city of New Summerfield is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).

New Summerfield is located in Cherokee County<1>.


The location of New Summerfield 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 Summerfield, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1938.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, New Summerfield has a population of 1,174 people<3> (see below for details).

The community of New Summerfield is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: New Summerfield lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for New Summerfield: (903) & (430)<5>

The ZIP code for New Summerfield: 75780<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, New Summerfield had an population of 1,174 people. This is an increase of 5.67% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.64% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, New Summerfield had a population of 1,111 people. This makes New Summerfield the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,111 people, the population of New Summerfield increased 11.32% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 998 people).

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

Communities near New Summerfield ...

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

  • Jacksonville
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
  • Whitehouse
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitehouse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitehouse
    • Whitehouse is located in Smith County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,108 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitehouse <7>
  • Rusk
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rusk
    • Rusk is located in Cherokee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,664 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rusk <7>
  • Bullard
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bullard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bullard
    • Bullard is located in Cherokee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,891 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bullard <7>
  • Troup
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Troup
    • Troup is located in Cherokee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,064 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troup <7>
  • Arp
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arp
    • Arp is located in Smith County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,046 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arp <7>
  • Cushing
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cushing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cushing
    • Cushing is located in Nacogdoches County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 614 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cushing <7>
  • Gallatin
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gallatin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gallatin
    • Gallatin is located in Cherokee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 435 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gallatin <7>
  • Reklaw
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Cuney
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cuney have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cuney
    • Cuney is located in Cherokee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 140 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cuney <7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Summerfield ...

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

Adding New Summerfield to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of New Summerfield 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 Summerfield was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the New Summerfield post office opened in 1938.

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

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

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Cherokee, 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 Summerfield.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Summerfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (430) is an overlay for area code (903).
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as New Summerfield). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether New Summerfield or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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