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Welcome to Newcastle ...
The city of Newcastle is located on Puget Sound.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Newcastle has a population of 12,286 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Newcastle.
The community of Newcastle is 380 feet [116 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Newcastle lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Newcastle is within the (425) area code.
The ZIP code for Newcastle: 98059<4>
Websites for Newcastle ...
Official Website: www.ci.newcastle.wa.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Newcastle had an population of 12,286 people. This is an increase of 18.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 58.8% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Newcastle had a population of 10,380 people. This makes Newcastle the county's 25th most populous community.
The population of Newcastle represents 0.15% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 78th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 10,380 people, the population of Newcastle increased 34.16% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,737 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Newcastle.
Communities Also Named Newcastle ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Newcastle - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Florida, Illinois, Kansas (2), Maine, Nebraska, New Brunswick, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Newcastle.
Communities near Newcastle ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Newcastle.
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 Newcastle. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Newcastle.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Newcastle. 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 Newcastle.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Newcastle. See our Newspapers Page for Newcastle.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Newcastle ...
Looking for more information about Newcastle? 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 Newcastle, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Newcastle.
Adding Newcastle to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Newcastle 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 Newcastle was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Newcastle on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Washington (1925).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Newcastle on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Newcastle: www.ci.newcastle.wa.us/
The official website for King County: www.metrokc.gov/
The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2022