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Newton is a city in Newton County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Sgt. John Newton, Revolutionary War hero
The latitude of Newton is 30.848N. The longitude is -93.757W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 194 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,437.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Newton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Newton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 75966 ZIP code.
4% of Newton residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Newton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Newton was $11,416, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Newton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Newton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $245. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $627.
Libraries in Newton include Newton County Public Library ... View libraries
Newton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Newton political report.
The average commute time for Newton workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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