Newberry is a city in Newberry County, South Carolina, United States, in the Piedmont 43 miles (69 kilometers) northwest of Columbia. The charter was adopted in 1894. The population was 10,277 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Newberry County; at one time it was called Newberry Courthouse.
Newberry became a city in 1976, but did not report the change to the Census Bureau for more than twenty-five years. As a result, the city was listed as a town in the 2000 census.
It is the home of Newberry College, a private liberal-arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
Newberry is located at 34°16′40″N 81°37′00″W (34.277655, -81.616560).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town had a total area of 6.6 square miles (17.0 km²), all land.
As of the 2000 census, there were 10,580 people, 3,970 households, and 2,528 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,609.2 people per square mile (621.8/km²).