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Young County, Texas


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Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Newcastle is approximately 505 (1990), 585 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 288 (1990), 245 (2010).
The amount of land area in Newcastle is 4.693 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Newcastle to Washington DC is 1327 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 207 miles. (as the crow flies)
Newcastle is positioned 33.19 degrees north of the equator and 98.74 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

Newcastle was, at one time, a prosperous coal mining area. It was named after the coal mining city of Newcastle, England....."Carrying the coals from Newcastle.
Contributed by Johnny Lowin--born and raised in Newcastle.
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