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Newell is in Hancock County, in the Weirton-Steubenville metro area.
The community was named for Bentley Newell, settler
The latitude of Newell is 40.618N. The longitude is -80.604W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 755 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,602.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Newell demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hancock County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Steubenville-Weirton area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 26050 ZIP code.
19% of Newell residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Newell ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Newell was $12,426, compared with $21,587 nationally.
2% of Newell residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Newell, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $279. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $497.
Hancock County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Newell political report.
The average commute time for Newell workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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