The county seat of Harvey County and located just 20 minutes north of Wichita on Interstate 135, Newton offers an ideal family environment, quiet affordable neighborhoods, outstanding schools and abundant community activities. Newton residents enjoy easy access to all the amenities of the Wichita metropolitan but offers everything you need right here in town. Those who live and visit here know Newton is a real hometown!

When you drive through the heart of the community, you will see a city full of pride for its past and vision for its future. Historic buildings, adapted for modern commercial use, dot the downtown district. Visible signs of steady growth evidence successful commerce. Residents are reaping the benefits of a lifestyle in which sound education and progressive health care are simply expected.

Newton Links:

 Newton City-County Airport

Newton Information:

Population (2012): 19,189

Area: 11.73 sq. miles

Median resident age: 36.8

Median household income (2009): $44,463

Proximity to major highways:
I-135: Adjacent
Hwy 50: Adjacent

Major employers:
Newton Medical Center
BNSF Railroad