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Newland is a town in Avery County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Lt. Gov. William C. Newland

The latitude of Newland is 36.087N. The longitude is -81.927W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,606 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 706.


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Median household income
Local
$24,375
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Newland demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Old Fields of Toe
Local festivals include:
  • Avery County Fair - Sept. 18-22, 2007
Dates often change. Check Newland web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Avery County Historical Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Newland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Avery County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28657 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

14% of Newland residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Newland ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Newland was $18,344, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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8% of Newland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Newland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $342.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $892.


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Libraries in Newland include Avery County Library ... View libraries

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Avery County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Newland political report.

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The average commute time for Newland workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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