Catawba County Courthouse - Newton,
The city of Newton is located in Catawba
County, situated in the North Carolina Piedmont Plateau of
the Piedmont Industrial Crescent. Newton is positioned in the
triangle formed by Asheville to the northwest, Winston-Salem
to the northeast, and Charlotte to the southeast, all within
an hour and a half drive. The gently rolling terrain blends into
the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
The city of Newton has experienced a steady rate of growth
since 1970, expanding from 7,600 to the current population of
over 13,000 people.