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Newburg, West Virginia

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The location of Newburg

Welcome to Newburg ...

The town of Newburg is located in Preston County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Newburg has a population of 319 people<2> (see below for details).

Newburg is 1,250 feet [381 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Newburg: (304) & (681)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Newburg had a population of 329 people. This makes Newburg the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Newburg represents 0.02% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 187th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 329 people, the population of Newburg decreased 8.61% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 360 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Newburg had an population of 319 people. This is a decrease of 3.04% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.39% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Newburg ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017
Fairmont   [Map]   18,467   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Granville   [Map]   2,560   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Kingwood   [Map]   2,929   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Morgantown   [Map]   30,547   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Philippi   [Map]   3,380   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Newburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 30 communities that are also named Newburg - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan (4), Minnesota, Missouri (2), New Brunswick, New York, North Dakota (2), Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (5), Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

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 Newburg. 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 Newburg. 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 Newburg.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Newburg ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Newburg.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Newburg - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Newburg) 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 Newburg. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Newburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Newburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3889, Longitude: -79.8536     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Newburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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