Place:Newton, Sussex, New Jersey, United States


Alt namesNew Townsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS34004884
Sussexsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS34004884
Sussex Court Housesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS34004884
Coordinates41.055°N 74.756°W
Located inSussex, New Jersey, United States
Contained Places
Newton Cemetery
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Newton, officially the Town of Newton, is an incorporated municipality located in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States. It is one of fifteen municipalities in the state organized as a town, and the municipal government operates under a council-manager structure provided by the Faulkner Act, or Optional Municipal Charter Law. As the location of the county's administrative offices and court system, Newton is the county seat of Sussex County.

Newton was incorporated by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 11, 1864, from portions of Newton Township, which was also partitioned to create Andover Township and Hampton Township, and was then dissolved. Additional land was acquired from Andover Township in 1869 and 1927, and from Fredon Township in 1920.

As of the 2010 United States Census, the town's population was 7,997,[1][2][3] reflecting a decline of 247 (-3.0%) from the 8,244 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 723 (+9.6%) from the 7,521 counted in the 1990 Census.

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