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Welcome to New Kent ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of New Kent, you might consider that their post office opened in 1803.
New Kent is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: New Kent lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
New Kent lies within the (804) area code.
The ZIP code for New Kent: 23124<3>
Communities Also Named New Kent ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named New Kent - it's located in Tennessee.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for New Kent.
Communities near New Kent ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near New Kent.
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 Kent. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for New Kent.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of New Kent. 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 Kent.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around New Kent. See our Newspapers Page for New Kent.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Kent ...
Looking for more information about New Kent? 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 Kent, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for New Kent.
Adding New Kent to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of New Kent 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 Kent was in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (1803).
We also found New Kent in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).
For more details, see References and Mentions for New Kent.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for New Kent. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for New Kent County: www.co.new-kent.va.us/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 22 Nov 2023