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Welcome to Newsoms ...

The town of Newsoms is located in Southampton County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Newsoms has a population of 302 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Newsoms is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Newsoms lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The ZIP code for Newsoms: 23874<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Newsoms had an population of 302 people. This is a decrease of 5.92% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.09% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Newsoms had a population of 321 people. This makes Newsoms the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 321 people, the population of Newsoms increased 13.83% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 282 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Newsoms.

Communities near Newsoms ...

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

  • Franklin [Franklin City]
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    • Franklin [Franklin City] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Newsoms
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,833 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<6>
  • Murfreesboro [Hertford County]
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    • Murfreesboro [Hertford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Newsoms
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,868 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murfreesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murfreesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murfreesboro<6>
  • Courtland [Southampton County]
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    • Courtland [Southampton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Newsoms
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,214 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Courtland<6>
  • Conway [Northampton County]
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    • Conway [Northampton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Newsoms
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 721 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conway 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 Conway<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Winton [Hertford County]
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      • Winton [Hertford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Newsoms
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 712 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winton 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 Winton<6>
    • Seaboard [Northampton County]
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      • Seaboard [Northampton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Newsoms
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 541 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seaboard 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 Seaboard<6>
    • Boykins [Southampton County]
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      • Boykins [Southampton County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Newsoms
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 525 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boykins<6>
    • Severn [Northampton County]
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      • Severn [Northampton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Newsoms
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 238 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Severn have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Capron [Southampton County]
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      • Capron [Southampton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Newsoms
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 153 people
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    • Branchville [Southampton County]
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      • Branchville [Southampton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Newsoms
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 115 people
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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 Newsoms. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Newsoms.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Newsoms ...

Looking for more information about Newsoms? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Newsoms, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Newsoms.

Adding Newsoms to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Newsoms 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 Newsoms was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Newsoms on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Virginia

About Southampton County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Southampton County: www.southamptoncounty.org/

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 Southampton, 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 Newsoms.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Newsoms - 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 Newsoms). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Newsoms 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- Newsoms) 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 Newsoms. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from NewsomsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Newsoms. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6251, Longitude: -77.1248    
<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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