When you come to Newton, you will quickly find that we are a small town with a big heart. With approximately 18,877 residents, Newton has a lot to offer to someone who is looking for a great community with a family-friendly, small-town feel and great location. Newton has great parks, trails, a newly renovated public pool, a beautiful public golf course, public library, and much more. Anyone can find themselves at home in this community! Plus, if you like trains, you couldn’t find a better place to live.
Location is Key!
One of the most notable aspects of Newton is it’s location within the Greater Wichita Area. Our community is positioned just 25 minutes from the city of Wichita, and lies at the intersection of several major highways, including I-135 and Highway 50.
Newton is known to offer great amenities for our community members.
- The municipal pool was majorly renovated and reopened in August 2021, now offering a lazy river, two large water slides, a splash pad, and a zero-entry pool almost separate from the standard pool to offer a great experience for kids both young and old. To learn more about Newton’s municipal pool, visit https://newtonrec.org/public-swim-hours.
- Sand Creek Station Golf Course is known for offering a private experience at a public course! Based on the quality of the course, friendliness of the staff, and their “no hassle” rates, Sand Creek Station has ranked number one in the United States in overall customer loyalty for twelve consecutive years in a row: 2008-2019. The USGA even selected Sand Creek Station to host it’s 89th and last ever U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship! https://www.sandcreekgolfclub.com/
- Newton Public Library is another wonderful amenity here in our community. Conveniently located in the central business district, the library is open Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 9 am – 6 pm, and Monday and Thursday from 9 am – 7 pm. Aside from books, they offer an abundance of resources and children’s programs, as well as public access to internet, Wi-Fi, and borrow Hotspots. You can also access machines used for printing, faxing, scanning, and copying.
Dining and shopping in downtown Newton’s businesses promises a vibrant small-town feel. Each store or restaurant offers their own great service with great products that will make you fall in love with the community. Throughout the year, the Newton Area Chamber of Commerce even puts on fun promotions that reward you for shopping at local downtown businesses!
Great Employment Opportunities
Newton boasts a great variety of jobs, no matter what industry you work in. From manufacturing to retail, restaurant to banking, agriculture to transportation, the opportunities are here!
Newton offers great public, private, and post-secondary schools to serve the needs of your family. We have great pride in our education system here in the community.
Art, History & Culture
In Newton, you can enjoy several museums, murals & galleries that celebrate our robust history and culturally influenced background. The community also hosts many events that celebrate art and history for families to enjoy throughout the year!
Interested in relocating to Newton? See our relocation guide below or download it here for information about various services that our community has to offer! You can call our office at (316) 283-2560 to request a physical copy sent in the mail.