Seat of Newton County, the eastern-most county of Texas. The city's motto is "Clean Air, Fresh Water and Friendly People." There are several Texas historical markers and medallions throughout the county. Newton County sees more than 220 species of birds and is home to four birding sites on the Big Thicket Loop of the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail.
Caney Creek Park features a walking trail around ponds and fountains. At Texas 87 and U.S. 190. Call 409/379-5527, or visit www.newton-texas.com.
W.H. Ford College/Powell Hotel Museum, on the Historic Courthouse Square, represents the education and culture of Newton County beginning in 1889. Open by appointment. 409/379-2109.
South Padre Island
These are photos of Newton. Explore more Texas To-Dos for inspiration for your next trip!
Plan your Texas trip then take your Passport with you.
You are now leaving TravelTex.com. You are on your way to an external website.
Economic Development & Tourism (EDT) provides these links solely for the convenience
of our visitors and does not endorse, operate or control the external websites.
EDT cannot be liable for direct or indirect damage to the user resulting from Internet
connections, including but not limited to viruses, pop ups, spyware, or offensive
Don't show this message again.