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New Castle, Virginia

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The location of New Castle

Welcome to New Castle ...

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

The location of New Castle has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, New Castle has a population of 151 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 lies within the (540) area code.

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, New Castle had an population of 151 people. This is a decrease of 1.31% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.64% since the 2000 Census).

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.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around New Castle. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around New Castle. Our list includes 4 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near New Castle ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Roanoke   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of New Castle

Located in Roanoke City

Salem   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the South (S) of New Castle

Located in Salem City

Vinton   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of New Castle

Located in Roanoke County

Troutville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of New Castle

Located in Botetourt County

Fincastle   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the East (E) of New Castle

Located in Botetourt County

Abbott   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the South (S) of New Castle

Daleville   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of New Castle

Located in Botetourt County

Hanging Rock   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the South (S) of New Castle

Located in Roanoke County

Cloverdale   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of New Castle

Located in Botetourt County

Hollins   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of New Castle

Located in Roanoke County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for New Castle.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Craig County

About Virginia

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:

The official website for State of Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<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>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 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 Castle

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Castle. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5013, Longitude: -80.1119     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for New Castle have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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