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First Settlers Alexander Sutherland (1767 - 1845) and his wife Sarah (1768 - 1836) were the first settlers in Newton Township, Trumbull County Ohio.
Newton Building Newton Township would like to welcome you to our community  The Board of Trustees and the employees of newton Township are dedicated to maintaining and improving the quality of life for its residents.            
NEWTON TOWNSHIP, TRUMBULL COUNTY, OHIO OFFICIAL SEAL Designed by Elizabeth Traina  
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Newton Township

Welcome to Newton Township, Trumbull County Ohio

Newton Township would like to welcome you to our community!

The Board of Trustees and the employees of Newton Township are dedicated to maintaining and improving the quality of life for its residents.

Newton Township is located in North East Ohio in Trumbull County with a population of 9,524 residents. Our Township is only minutes from Warren, Niles and Youngstown. Pittsburgh and Cleveland are only an hours drive away. The Ohio Turnpike, Interstates 76 and 80 and St. Rt 534 make for easy access to any destination. This accessible location allows residents and businesses to take advantage of many area services.

Newton Township, was settled as early as 1802.  Townships are recognized as one of America’s first forms of government, being able to accomplish more for less tax dollars than any other form of local government.

The Township consists of three elected Trustees and a Fiscal Officer who serve four year terms.

We contract with the Trumbull County Sheriffs Office for police protection and patrols. The TCSO maintains a post at the Newton Township Administration Building to serve Newton Township residents in a timely and professional manner at a very reasonable cost.  The TCSO Newton Township Post is very well equipped with the latest equipment and technology and  the experience to provide superb police protection services.  The TCSO and it's crime investigation unit is the most professionally advanced trained policing agency in the area.  Even though Newton Township enjoys one of the lowest crime rates in the area, you can rest assured that the TCSO will effectively address crime issues if needed.  Many TCSO deputies and other law enforcement officers make their home in Newton Township and the Village of Newton Falls and these public servants can respond cohesively to emergency situations if needed.  All policing agencies work together for assists and help as needed, including the TCSO, Ohio State Patrol, and the Village of Newton Falls.

Newton Township is part of the NF Joint Fire District, and contributes it's portion of the cost to keep the NFJFD well equipped with two fire stations, an EMT response team with in house on duty facilities, and the latest in fire protection equipment. This system is a joint venture between the Village of Newton Falls and Newton Township, enabling the residents of Newton Township to enjoy a very high level of fire protection and EMT emergencies.  The cost of these services are minimal compared to stand alone single fire protection and Emergency EMT services offered by other individual Fire Departments in other districts.

Newton Township offers rural home sites that are in close proximity to work, shopping and recreation without the hustle and bustle of big city life.  The topographical surface of Newton Township consists of large green forestry areas, combined with gently rolling hills, streams, lakes, rivers and grasslands.  Newton Township is zoned largely agricultural with dairy farming, beef cattle ranching,  and general crop farming.  Although Newton Township is zoned mostly as agricultural, we have industrial zoned land sites accessible, for development as well as several established small industrial and commercial enterprises.  Newton Township is ripe for development with ample and adequate space and transportation via the Ohio Turnpike (SR 80), Interstate 76, and State Route 534.

Newton Township also has recreational facilities in the township by way of the Trumbull Metro Park District Canoe Trail.  The head of the trail lies in Newton Township at Foster Park which is on the Mahoning River at Pricetown near the Trumbull County and Mahoning County corridor where county borders meet.

The canoe and kayak river trail is 23 miles long starting at Foster Park in Newton Township and ending at Packard Park in Warren, Ohio.  There are many types of wildlife that can be seen along the river as the river meanders it's way through Newton Township.  Over the years the water quality of this section of the Mahoning has improved, and so has the fishing.

The park offers picnic facilities, toilet facilities and an easy launch site for canoes or kayaks.  Lake Milton State Park is only 1 mile from the Newton Township border with Milton Township.  Lake Milton offers recreational facilities including boating, beaches, fishing, and hiking trails.  Golfing is a great sport and pass time for the residents of Newton Township, with an 18 hole public golf course located in a serene country setting on Newton Tomlinson Rd. near the Duck Creak Reserve, and another 18 hole public golf course located less than one mile from the border of Newton Township and Milton Township in Lake Milton.  Paris Township lies on the western boundary with Newton Township and offers private camp grounds as well as public camp grounds, boating, beaches, picnic grounds with pavilions and hiking and biking trails at West Branch State Park.  Many residents of Newton Township use this ODNR State Park facility because of the close location to Newton Township.  No freeways or traffic jams to get to this wonderful ODNR State Park, just a short drive through some country roads in Newton Township and Paris Township and you are there to enjoy great family activities!

We hope you enjoy your visit or stay in Newton Township, whether it is to make your home here, conduct business, work, or recreation or just visiting, we know you will enjoy this beautiful area of Northeast Ohio and the beauty of our township and the services that we offer along with the rural setting.  Newton Township is a great place to live and make your home, and we welcome you to Newton Township!

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Newton Township Trustees Regular Monthly Meetings will be held on the fourth Monday of each month, at 7:30 p.m., in the Township Administration Building, located at 4410 Newton Falls Bailey Road. Click Here for the latest meeting minutes and agenda

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