A picturesque town characterized by its historical significance and tight-knit community.

Welcome to Newtown

A charming New England town surrounded by rolling hills and wooded parks.
Welcome to Newtown, Connecticut, a picturesque community in the heart of Fairfield County. Located just 40 miles from New York City, this charming town offers a quiet and peaceful lifestyle among lush landscapes of rolling hills and wooded parks.
Newtown's unique history dates back to the early 1700s when the town was originally part of the area known as Quanneapague. By the late 18th century, Newtown’s population had grown, and the city had become an important agricultural center. The town’s growth continued throughout the 19th century, and Newtown became an essential hub of manufacturing and industry by the early 1900s.
The architecture of Newtown is genuinely remarkable and reflects the town’s long and diverse history. Stunning Colonial-era, Victorian-style, and beautiful 19th-century Revival-style homes are all familiar sights in Newtown. Its historical significance is evident in its traditional Colonial and Federal-style architecture and its numerous historical sites, such as the Flagpole Hill Monument and the Newtown Meetinghouse, which were built in the 18th century. The town is also home to many striking churches, public buildings, and commercial buildings that reflect the town’s rich architectural legacy.

What to Love

  • Picturesque tree-lined streets
  • Historic architecture amid New England charm
  • Excellent dining and outdoor activities

Local Lifestyle

Newtown is a sought-after destination for those seeking a laid-back lifestyle in a luxurious setting. Newtown offers abundant activities and amenities, making it an ideal destination for those seeking a lavish lifestyle. From the grand estates to the charming downtown area, Newtown offers an upscale lifestyle that will impress.
Newtown is renowned for its beautiful landscaping and natural beauty. Residents can enjoy the peaceful serenity of sweeping hills and the restorative energy of the nearby Pootatuck River. Newtown is also home to several parks, natural areas, and recreational facilities, allowing residents to enjoy the outdoors and all nature offers. Whether looking for a peaceful retreat or an exciting day out, Newtown will surely provide the perfect setting.

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

Those looking for a great outdoor adventure can explore the town’s many parks and trails or stroll down Main Street, lined with charming shops and restaurants. Tambascio's Italian Grill is a local institution with friendly faces and handcrafted Italian plates. Sal E Pepe Contemporary Italian Bistro is another institution maintaining the town’s tradition of excellent Italian cuisine.
At Red Rooster Pub, you can enjoy a craft beer or fine cocktails with their famous thin-crust pizza. They serve elevated pub fare in a rustic and cozy atmosphere. Market Place Kitchen & Bar is a versatile venue for seasonal American food that does not shy away from housing a sizeable wine list.

Things to Do

The culture of the town is one of its greatest assets. Newtown is home to several arts organizations and venues, including the Edmond Town Hall Theatre and the Newtown Historical Society. These organizations host plays, concerts, and festivals that unite the community. The area also has several parks and nature preserves perfect for those seeking a peaceful retreat in the countryside.
The Newtown Country Club is more than just a golf club. As a member, you will make memories through the club’s thoughtfully crafted social events, fine dining, and friendly local tournaments. If you have an equestrian enthusiast in the family, you will spend some time at One Above Farm, a premier horseback riding camp for competitive and casual riders alike.


The town's school system is highly rated, with small classes and a focus on individualized learning.

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Overview for NEWTOWN, CT

15,894 people live in NEWTOWN, where the median age is 45 and the average individual income is $60,869. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

45 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for NEWTOWN, CT

NEWTOWN has 5,587 households, with an average household size of 2.78. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in NEWTOWN do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 15,894 people call NEWTOWN home. The population density is 427.12 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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50.85 / 49.15%

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Schools in NEWTOWN, CT

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The following schools are within or nearby NEWTOWN. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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St Rose Of Lima School
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Fraser Woods Montessori School
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Hawley Elementary School
K - 4th
Reed Intermediate School
5th - 6th
No rating available
Middle Gate Elementary School
K - 4th
Head O'Meadow Elementary School
K - 4th
Newtown Middle School
7th - 8th



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