Newell is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hancock County, West Virginia, along the Ohio River. It is part of the Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,376 at the 2010 census.
Newell is home to the Homer Laughlin China Company and the Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort.
The Waterford Park and William E. Wells House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Newell is located at 40°37′3″N 80°36′3″W (40.617544, -80.600856).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.4 km2), of which, 0.8 square miles (1.9 km2) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.5 km2) of it (21.28%) is water.
The city of New Cumberland is located towards the south, the city of Chester is located eastward, and the city of East Liverpool, Ohio is north via the Newell Toll Bridge.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,602 people, 645 households, and 437 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,142.0 people per square mile (824.7/km2). There were 709 housing units at an average density of 948.0 per square mile (365.0/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.63% White, 0.19% African American, 0.06% Native American, 0.12% from other races, and 1.00% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.25% of the population.
There were 645 households, out of which 29.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.7% were married couples living together, 14.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.1% were non-families.