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Newtown – Famous In-Town Flag Pole
Welcome to NEWTOWN…
Newtown is a town in northern Fairfield County. It is part of the greater Danbury metropolitan area. 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.
Newtown Parks include Treadwell Park. Dickinson Park, Collis P. Huntington State Park, and Treadwell Park. In addition, Newtown has a number of local landmarks. The flagpole, first erected in 1876, now stands in the center of Main Street. Hawley School is a landmark constructed in the 1920’s.
The Newtown Public school system currently operates three elementary schools (Hawley School, Head O’Meadow School and Middle Gate School) that serve grades K-4, Reed Intermediate School serving grades 5-6, Newtown Middle Schools serving grades 7-8, and Newtown High School serving grads 9-12. In addition, private and parochial schools include St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic School, the Fraser-Woods Montessori School and the Housatonic Valley Waldorf School.
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