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Welcome to Newton ...
The city of Newton is located in Newton County.
The location of Newton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Newton refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Newtonian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Newton has a population of 3,219 people<3> (see below for details).
Newton is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Newton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Newton: (601) and (769)<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Newton had a population of 3,373 people (which is 15.53% of the total population of Newton County). This makes Newton the county's most populous community.
The population of Newton represents 0.11% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 78th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,373 people, the population of Newton decreased 8.81% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,699 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Newton had an population of 3,219 people. This is a decrease of 4.57% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.98% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Newton.
Communities near Newton ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Newton and not the distance if you are going to drive.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Newton.
Communities Also Named Newton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 50 communities that are also named Newton - they are located in Alabama (2), Alberta, British Columbia, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (3), Iowa, Kansas (3), Louisiana (2), Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana (2), Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico (2), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Prince Edward Island, Tennessee (2), Texas, Utah (2), Virginia (3), Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Newton.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Newton:
Websites for Newton ...
Official Website: www.ci.newton.ms.us/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Newton ...
Looking for more information about Newton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Newton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Newton.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Newton: www.ci.newton.ms.us/
The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/
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This page was last modified: 20 Feb 2019