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Welcome to New Castle ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of New Castle, 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, New Castle has a population of 155 people<2> (see below for details).
New Castle is 1,330 feet [405 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: New Castle lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
New Castle is within the boundaries of the (540) area code.
The ZIP code for New Castle: 24127<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, New Castle had an population of 155 people. This is an increase of 1.31% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.41% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, New Castle had a population of 153 people. This makes New Castle the county's most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 153 people, the population of New Castle decreased 14.53% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 179 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for New Castle.
Communities Also Named New Castle ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 19 communities that are also named New Castle - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Delaware, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri (2), New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (3), Pennsylvania (3) and Utah.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for New Castle.
Communities near New Castle ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near New Castle.
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 Castle. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for New Castle.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of New Castle. 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 Castle.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around New Castle. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for New Castle.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Castle ...
Looking for more information about New Castle? 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 Castle, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for New Castle.
Adding New Castle to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of New Castle 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 Castle was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found New Castle on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Virginia (1956).
For more details, see References and Mentions for New Castle.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for New Castle. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Craig County: www.co.craig.va.us/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 07 Dec 2023