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Newton, Texas

Newton was selected as the site for the new seat of Newton County in 1853. Today the city is a commercial center for lumbering, livestock, oil and farming. Newton is also home to the beautiful Toledo Bend Reservoir.

Newton County is home to four birding sites on the Big Thicket Loop of the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail. There are over 220 species of birds that reside or migrate in the county. There are several Texas Historical Markers and Medallions placed throughout the county.

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Things to do near Newton, TX

Scenic Drives

Excellent forest scenery along highways in all directions. Stands of Virginia shortleaf pine are seen south of Hemphill at co...

Birthplace of Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson

Constructed of bricks made by slaves, the birthplace of former First Lady (born Claudia Taylor) is a handsome two-story struc...

Tpc At The Woodlands Resort & Country Club, The

Course Access: ResortHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Texas Country Music Hall of Fame and Tex Ritter Museum

New $2.2 million, 13,000-square foot facility that pays tribute to Texans who have made an indelible mark the country music i...

Shallow Creek Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...