Newtown is a town in Fairfield County. The town has a total area of 59.1 square miles. The population is approximately 27,500. In 1705, the town site was purchased from the Pohtatuck Indians, and it was originally known as Quanneapague.
Southbury is a town in western New Haven County, Connecticut. The town has a total area of 40.1 square miles. The population is approximately 20,000. Newtown is within 80 miles of New York City and 40 miles from Hartford.