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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.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Things to do near Newton, TX

Bull Creek Trail

Parallels a clear, spring-fed stream among large magnolia, white oak, maple, holly, dogwood and other forest species, all ide...

Heritage Village Museum

Texas' past preserved in unusual setting created by ceramist Clyde E. Gray, honored by the Texas Heritage Society for his eff...

Millard's Crossing

A reconstructed historic village on 37 acres just north of the city depicts a broad sampling of East Texas architecture from ...

Martin Dies Jr. State Park

705 acres on eastern shore of B. A. Steinhagen Lake (also known as Town Bluff and Dam B Reservoir). Rest rooms with showers, ...

Old Town Well

Dug to a depth of 27 feet by slave labor in 1860, the old town well supplied citizens as well as travelers on El Camino Real ...