Whether you’re raising a family, starting a business or building a home, Newton has many great amenities — excellent schools, unique entertainment, beautiful art displays, and parks. Established in 1846 and incorporated as a city in 1857, Newton is the county seat of Jasper County and the largest city in the county.

Newton focuses on providing a safe community with a high quality of life, engaged residents, and a strong business community. Located 30 minutes east of downtown Des Moines, Newton was also named one of the “Top 10 Affordable Small Towns Where You Actually Want to Live” by

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