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Newton, North Carolina
Welcome to Newton ...
The location of Newton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Newton refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Newtonian<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Newton has a population of 13,162 people<4> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Newton.
Newton is 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Newton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Newton lies within the (828) area code.
Websites for Newton ...
Official Website: www.ci.newton.nc.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.catawbachamber.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Newton had an population of 13,162 people. This is an increase of 1.5% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.79% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Newton had a population of 12,968 people (which is 8.4% of the total population of Catawba County). This makes Newton the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Newton represents 0.14% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 68th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 12,968 people, the population of Newton increased 3.25% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 12,560 people).
More information can be found on the Census 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, Mississippi, Montana (2), Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico (2), Newfoundland and Labrador, 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.
Communities near Newton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Newton.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Newton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Newton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Newton. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Newton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Newton. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Newton.
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.
Adding Newton to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Newton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Newton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Newton on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Newton on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Newton: www.ci.newton.nc.us/
The official website for Catawba County: www.co.catawba.nc.us/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022