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History of Newton, New Jersey, USA

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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.

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  • 1854 - Newton
    Newton, a post-township of Sussex co., New Jersey, on the Paulinskill creek, about 05 miles N. from Trenton. Population, 3279.
    A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.

  • April 11, 1864 - Newton is incorporated


  • News 1869 - Four men engaged in tearing down an old building at Ogden Mine, near Newton, N.J., the other day, were killed by its premature fall, which buried them in the ruins.
    They all leave large families.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    September 18, 1869

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  • News 1892 - Killed Two in the Procession.
    Orange, N.J., Sept. 17. – Some members of a local band that went with Morristown fire company on an outing to Newton, in Sussex County, yesterday,...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Newton
    Newton, a post-town, capital of Sussex co., N.J., is on the Sussex Railroad, about 25 miles N.N.W. of Morristown, and 60 miles N. of Trenton. By...Read MORE...


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  • 1906
    Newton, a banking post-town, capital of Sussex co., N.J., is on the Lackawanna R., 25 miles NNW. of Morris- town. It is the central market of a...Read MORE...


  • News 1907 - THREE DROWNED.
    NEWTON, N. J., Aug. 8. - JAMES JOHNSON, 21 of Jersey City; HARRIET SLINKARD, 16, and HELEN BLOOMER, 18, both of Brooklyn, were drowned while bathing...Read MORE...


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    Business Section, Newton, N.J.
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  • News 1948 - 9 SOLDIERS DIE WHEN PLANES CRASH IN AIR.
    Newton, N.J., Aug. 25 (AP) - Six U.S. Air Force enlisted men, en route to a religious conference, and three crew members of a C-47 transport were...Read MORE...




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  • 1854 - Newton
    Newton, a post-township of Sussex co., New Jersey, on the Paulinskill creek, about 05 miles N. from Trenton. Population, 3279.
    A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.
  • April 11, 1864 - Newton is incorporated
  • News  1869 - Four men engaged in tearing down an old building at Ogden Mine, near Newton, N.J., the other day, were killed by its premature fall, which buried them in the ruins.
    They all leave large families. St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    September 18, 1869
  • News  1892 - Killed Two in the Procession.
    Orange, N.J., Sept. 17. – Some members of a local band that went with Morristown fire company on an outing to Newton, in Sussex County, yesterday,... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Newton
    Newton, a post-town, capital of Sussex co., N.J., is on the Sussex Railroad, about 25 miles N.N.W. of Morristown, and 60 miles N. of Trenton. By... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Newton, a banking post-town, capital of Sussex co., N.J., is on the Lackawanna R., 25 miles NNW. of Morris- town. It is the central market of a... Read MORE...

  • News  1907 - THREE DROWNED.
    NEWTON, N. J., Aug. 8. - JAMES JOHNSON, 21 of Jersey City; HARRIET SLINKARD, 16, and HELEN BLOOMER, 18, both of Brooklyn, were drowned while bathing... Read MORE...

  • News  1948 - 9 SOLDIERS DIE WHEN PLANES CRASH IN AIR.
    Newton, N.J., Aug. 25 (AP) - Six U.S. Air Force enlisted men, en route to a religious conference, and three crew members of a C-47 transport were... Read MORE...

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