Newton

POPULATION
2,863
ELEVATION
0.1 miles
AREA
1.8 sq mi

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Newton is a city in and the county seat of Jasper County, Illinois, United States. The population was 3,069 at the 2000 Census. Newton is home to a large coal-fired power plant http://www.ameren.com/AEG/ADC_AU_Newton.asp and Newton Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area. Newton is also home to the Drive 'n Theatre, formerly known as the Fairview Drive-In, that opened in 1953. It is one of 10 drive-ins left standing in Illinois. Newton has produced several notable natives.

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Location

Jasper County Illinois United States

Coordinates

38.99171° N, 88.16122° W