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Town of Newton in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin

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Town of Newton Announcements

2021 Annual Report
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The 2021 Town of Newton Annual Report is available for download here.

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Tire Collection Now Open
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The Manitowoc County Waste Tire Collection is open now through October. Residents and businesses can drop off tires for a fee at the Manitowoc County…

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2022 Spring Election Results
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Eligible Voters in the Town of Newton: 1527 / 629 Voted Absentee Ballots Sent: 95 absentee ballots; 53 were returned Supervisory District #11 Court of…

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Our Deepest Sympathy to the Weyer Family
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The Newton Town Board and the Town of Newton is saddened with the passing of Gerald “Jerry” Weyer.  Jerry served on the town’s Board of…

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Dog Licenses

All dogs shall annually obtain a license before April 1st. There is a $35.00 late fee for licenses obtained after April 1st. All dogs: 5…

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Town of Newton Meetings & Events

  • Planning Committee Meeting

    The Planning Committee meets the first Monday of each month at 6:00pm, unless otherwise posted.

    June 6 @ 6:00 pm
  • Town Board Meeting

    Town Board Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of every month, unless otherwise posted.

    June 8 @ 6:00 pm
  • Planning Committee Meeting

    The Planning Committee meets the first Monday of each month at 6:00pm, unless otherwise posted.

    July 4 @ 6:00 pm
  • Town Board Meeting

    Town Board Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of every month, unless otherwise posted.

    July 13 @ 6:00 pm
  • Planning Committee Meeting

    The Planning Committee meets the first Monday of each month at 6:00pm, unless otherwise posted.

    August 1 @ 6:00 pm

About the Town of Newton

Manitowoc County, Wisconsin

The Town of Newton is named after Sergeant Jasper Newton, a Revolutionary war hero of South Carolina. Newton was integral in the transformation of Manitowoc County from a lumbering camp to an agricultural district. This was due mostly to the large influx in settlers, mostly farm laborers and handicraftsmen.
As the population grew, a schoolhouse was built in Section 4. The first church organization was that of the Reformed Lutheran denomination in 1851. A post office was established in 1855. Later on post offices were established at Northeim (originally Mann's Landing), Timothy and Clover.
Continued growth has turned the Town of Newton into bustling community, with manufacturing and farming set within the beauty of Wisconsin's farmland.