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Location of Newcomerstown, Ohio
Location of Newcomerstown in Tuscarawas County
|• Total||2.94 sq mi (7.61 km2)|
|• Land||2.84 sq mi (7.36 km2)|
|• Water||0.10 sq mi (0.25 km2)|
|Elevation||810 ft (247 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,314.46/sq mi (507.52/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1066860|
Newcomerstown is a village in Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States, 85 miles (137 km) east-northeast of Columbus. In the late 1770s, this was the largest Delaware Indian village on the Tuscarawas River, with 700 residents. Chief Newcomer (Netawatwes) was the leader of the western Delawares here, and they called the village Gekelmukpechunk. Early French traders and English settlers named the village Newcomerstown after the chief. Soon after the start of the American Revolutionary War, the Delawares moved west to Coshocton, about halfway through what is now the next county.
Newcomerstown is located at Tuscarawas River.(40.274350, -81.602482), along the
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.94 square miles (7.61 km2), of which 2.84 square miles (7.36 km2) is land and 0.10 square miles (0.26 km2) is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 3,822 people, 1,598 households, and 982 families living in the village. The population density was 1,345.8 inhabitants per square mile (519.6/km2). There were 1,798 housing units at an average density of 633.1 per square mile (244.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.6% White, 1.6% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 1.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.
There were 1,598 households, of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.3% were married couples living together, 13.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.5% were non-families. 33.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.98.
The median age in the village was 40.3 years. 24.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.2% were from 25 to 44; 26.4% were from 45 to 64; and 17.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.4% male and 52.6% female.
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