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New Cumberland, West Virginia

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The location of New Cumberland

Welcome to New Cumberland ...

The city of New Cumberland is located in Hancock County and is the County Seat for Hancock County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, New Cumberland has a population of 1,050 people<2> (see below for details).

New Cumberland is 970 feet [296 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for New Cumberland: (304) and (681)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, New Cumberland had a population of 1,103 people. This makes New Cumberland the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of New Cumberland represents 0.06% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 102nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,103 people, the population of New Cumberland has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,099 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, New Cumberland had an population of 1,050 people. This is a decrease of 4.81% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.46% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for New Cumberland.

Communities near New Cumberland ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from New Cumberland and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
East Liverpool (OH)   [Map]   10,691   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Mingo Junction (OH)   [Map]   3,262   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Steubenville (OH)   [Map]   18,003   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Toronto (OH)   [Map]   4,814   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Wellsville (OH)   [Map]   3,352   N   5 miles [8 km]
Wintersville (OH)   [Map]   3,727   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named New Cumberland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named New Cumberland - they are located in Indiana, Nova Scotia, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for New Cumberland.

See 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 Cumberland. 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 Cumberland. 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 Cumberland. Our list includes 4 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for New Cumberland:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Cumberland ...

Looking for more information about New Cumberland? 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 Cumberland, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for New Cumberland.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Hancock County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West 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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for New Cumberland.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Cumberland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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 Cumberland) 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 Cumberland. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New Cumberland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Cumberland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5228, Longitude: -80.6176     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for New Cumberland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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