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The population of New Market is approximately 1,435 (1990), 2146 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 694 (1990), 907 (2010).

The amount of land area in New Market is 3.631 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from New Market to Washington DC is 95 miles. The distance to the Virginia state capital is 102 miles. (as the crow flies)
New Market is positioned 38.64 degrees north of the equator and 78.67 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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New Market location: in northern Virginia, west of Washington, D.C. and close to the West Virginia border.

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New Market history:

German settlers first came here from Pennsylvania. Many battles during the Civil War were fought near here as part of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson's Valley Campaigns. On May 15, 1864, 257 cadets from the Virginia Military Institute helped the veteran Confederate troops gain a victory over the Union near here. The site is commemorated at the New Market Battlefield State historical Park.
8895 Collins Dr. (Off I-81, exit 264)
Phone: 540-740-3102
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New Market attractions:

Shenandoah Valley Tourist Information Center
Phone: 540-74-3132

New Market Battlefield Military Museum
Phone: 540-740-8065

Hall of Valor Civil War Museum
Phone: 540-740-3101
at the New Market Battlefield State Historical Park. This is the site of the 1864 battle by the VMI Cadets.

Bedrooms of America Museum
Phone: 540-740-3512

Luray Caverns
It's Everything You Could Imagine!"
Phone: 540-743-6551
Ten minutes from the central entrance to Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive. 15 minutes form I-i1, Exit 264
This is the largest and most popular Caverns in the east. It operates everyday, year-round.

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