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Welcome to Newfield, NY


Newfield is a small town in the southwestern portion of Tompkins County. Newfield covers around 59 square miles and borders Schuyler County to the west. To the north is Enfield and Ithaca, while to the east is Danby. South is Schuyler County and Tioga County. The town’s total population is just over 5,000.


For all the essentials, Newfield is a scant 10 minutes from Ithaca’s offerings, including Walmart, Tops, Wegman’s and more. There is one convenient store and eatery in the center of town which offers some of the basics.

Recreation & Entertainment

Newfield is a stone’s throw away from the many attraction at Cornell and in Ithaca. Newfield has some of its own regular attractions, though, including the Memorial Day Parade and Old Home Days. There are countless trails and walking paths in and around the town.

Transportation & Traffic

Newfield is located on Route 13, a 10-minute jaunt from a number of stores in Ithaca. In the other direction, Route 13 heads toward Elmira. Newfield is also located on Route 34/96, a windy road that leads to Spencer, in Tioga County. The Tompkins County Regional Airport is a short 15-minute drive away.

Pros & Cons

Newfield is conveniently located near Ithaca, which offers a number of attractions and conveniences. One of the problems with living in Newfield is that the backroads that make up much of the town can be difficult to travel during the winter months.