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Newton

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Incorporated Date: 
January 20, 1872
Population: 
654
Total Area: 
3.0 sq mi
Contact Information
146 Hwy. 91
Newton, GA 39870
Phone Number: 
(229) 734-5421
Fax Number: 
(229) 734-8536

Newton, the Baker County seat, incorporated January 20, 1872. It remembers Sergeant John Newton of South Carolina, a soldier in the Revolutionary War.

Located on the Flint River and in the Quail Plantation region, Newton is one of the few areas in Georgia not touched by a federal highway.