Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Newberry

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NEWBERRY, a city of South Carolina, the county-seat of the county of the same name. It is 43 miles W. N. W. of Columbia and is situated on the Columbia, Newberry and Laurens, and Southern railroads. It is the center of an important cotton-growing region and has important manufactures of cotton goods, cottonseed oil, fertilizers, etc. The town contains an excellent city hall and court house and the Newberry College. Pop. (1910) 5,028; (1920) 5,894.