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Welcome to Newcastle ...

The city of Newcastle is located on Puget Sound.

Newcastle is located in King County<1>.

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.

  • Seattle [King County]
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    • Seattle [King County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Newcastle
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 769,714 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seattle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seattle<6>
  • Kent [King County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kent
    • Kent [King County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Newcastle
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 130,676 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kent
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kent<6>
  • Federal Way [King County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Federal Way
    • Federal Way [King County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Newcastle
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 96,307 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Federal Way
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Federal Way<6>
  • Kirkland [King County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kirkland
    • Kirkland [King County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Newcastle
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,431 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kirkland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kirkland<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Auburn [King County]
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      • Auburn [King County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Newcastle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,024 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<6>
    • Redmond [King County]
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      • Redmond [King County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Newcastle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 72,507 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redmond
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Redmond<6>
    • Sammamish [King County]
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      • Sammamish [King County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Newcastle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 65,960 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sammamish
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sammamish<6>
    • Shoreline [King County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shoreline
      • Shoreline [King County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Newcastle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,197 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shoreline
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shoreline<6>
    • Burien [King County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burien
      • Burien [King County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Newcastle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 51,268 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burien
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burien<6>
    • Bothell [King County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bothell
      • Bothell [King County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Newcastle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,524 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bothell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bothell<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 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 ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Washington

About King County

About Washington

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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including King, 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 Newcastle.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Newcastle - 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 city (such as Newcastle). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Newcastle 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Newcastle) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Newcastle. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from NewcastleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Newcastle. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.5400, Longitude: -122.1617    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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