Welcome to Newton, the largest city in Jasper County with a population over 15,000! Newton is located 30 miles east of Des Moines and is located conveniently off of I-80.
Newton carries a very rich history as it is showcased in the Jasper County Historical Museum. This museum highlights the agricultural, industrial, and societal history of the county for which the city of Newton has played an important role.
Although Newton has such a rich history, it has many things to do and see today. The Valle Drive-In Theater is a popular spot for old-fashioned fun that is hard to come by! Newton is also home to the only major professional sports venue in Iowa, the Iowa Speedway! The Iowa Speedway is a world renowned NASCAR racetrack which hosts many major races. If you are looking for other forms of entertainment, Newton is also home to Westwood Golf Course or you can visit one of its recreational parks.
Newton also has a great variety of eating options, including fast food restaurants and national chains, mixed in with some popular local restaurants. It also has multiple large retailers as well as a multitude of shops that cover your every need right in town. In addition, Newton is within a half hour drive of the new Outlets of Des Moines outlet mall!
We look forward to helping you find your place in Newton!