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Newbern is a town in Dyer County, in the Dyersburg metro area.
The community was named for Bern, Switzerland
The latitude of Newbern is 36.112N. The longitude is -89.261W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 374 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,996.
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9% of Newbern residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Newbern ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Newbern was $15,575, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Newbern residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Newbern, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $320. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $698.
Libraries in Newbern include Newbern City Library ... View libraries
Dyer County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Newbern political report.
The average commute time for Newbern workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Newbern, TNPros: Newbern is a great little town--the old fashioned town where everyone knows everyone or knows someone related to everyone...
Cons: Not a lot of shopping or night life, but that is probably what keeps our town so peaceful.
This is a good place to raise a family, retire, or just enjoy living.
General info: Every September, our town has a festival that incorporates several events culminating in the Depot Day Festival Event (usually the third Saturday in September...Blog about Newbern
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