Newton is a suburban city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. It is approximately 7 miles (11 km) west of downtown Boston. Rather than having a single city center, Newton is a patchwork of thirteen villages (Auburndale, Chestnut Hill, Newton Centre, Newton Corner, Newton Highlands, Newton Lower Falls, Newton Upper Falls (both on the Charles River, and both once small industrial sites), Newtonville, Nonantum (also called "The Lake"), Oak Hill, Thompsonville, Waban and West Newton) . The population of Newton is approximately 85,146, making it the eleventh largest city in the state.
nNewton's proximity to Boston along with its historic homes, highly nranked public and private schools, and safe, quiet local environs make nit a desirable community for those who commute to Boston. Throughout nNewton you will find well maintained parks, bicycle and fitness trails, ngolf courses, a public pool and even a lake. Newton is served by three nmodes of mass transit run by the nMBTA: light rail, commuter rail, and bus service.
nNewton has consistently ranked as one of the best cities to live in in the country. In August 2012, Money magazine named Newton fourth best small city among places to live in America.
Updated: 19th October, 2019 7:16 PM.