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Welcome to New Castle ...

The town of New Castle is located in Craig County<1> and is the County Seat for Craig County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, New Castle has a population of 155 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of New Castle.

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 (which had 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 have 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.

  • Roanoke [Roanoke City]
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    • Roanoke [Roanoke City] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of New Castle
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 99,058 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roanoke
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roanoke<6>
  • Salem [Salem City]
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    • Salem [Salem City] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of New Castle
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,340 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<6>
  • Vinton [Roanoke County]
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    • Vinton [Roanoke County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of New Castle
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,128 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vinton<6>
  • Troutville [Botetourt County]
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    • Troutville [Botetourt County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of New Castle
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 430 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troutville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fincastle [Botetourt County]
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      • Fincastle [Botetourt County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of New Castle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 341 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fincastle<6>
    • Abbott [Craig County]
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      • Abbott [Craig County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of New Castle
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    • Mason Cove [Roanoke County]
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      • Mason Cove [Roanoke County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of New Castle
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    • Daleville [Botetourt County]
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      • Daleville [Botetourt County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of New Castle
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Daleville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daleville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Daleville<6>
    • Hanging Rock [Roanoke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hanging Rock
      • Hanging Rock [Roanoke County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of New Castle
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    • Cloverdale [Botetourt County]
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      • Cloverdale [Botetourt County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of New Castle
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cloverdale have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cloverdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cloverdale<6>

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.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for New Castle was in the 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 about the above, see References and Mentions for New Castle on our Genealogy Page.

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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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Craig, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for New Castle.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Castle - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 town (such as New Castle). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether New Castle or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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- New Castle) 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 New Castle. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New CastleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Castle. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5024, Longitude: -80.1115    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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