Introduction to Newton Falls, Ohio
Newton Falls, Ohio, in Trumbull county, is 18 miles W of Youngstown, Ohio (center to center) and 43 miles SE of Cleveland, Ohio. The village is conveniently located inside the Youngstown - Warren metropolitan area.
Newton Falls History
The area, which was settled in the late 18th or early 19th century, was named because of the presence of two waterfalls. An F5 tornado that struck on May 31st, 1985, caused serious damage to major portions of the downtown area. Newton Falls, which is a part of the Newton Township, is one of three cities in the entire nation to have five identical digits in its ZIP code, 44444. On September 20, 1966, the residents of Newton Falls officially adopted a city charter.
Newton Falls and Nearby Attractions
- Arms Family Museum of Local History
- National McKinley Birthplace Memorial
- National Packard Museum
- Akron Zoo
- Nelson-Kennedy Ledges State Park
- Holden Arboretum
Things To Do In Newton Falls
The second oldest covered bridge in the Ohio is in Newton Falls. Constructed in 1831, this bridge across the Mahoning River, has an integrated covered walkway. The Century Village Museum, a restored Western Reserve community, features historic homes, a marshal's office, a blacksmith shop, a schoolhouse and a train station. Haines House Underground Railroad Center, Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor and Arms Family Museum of Local History are several museums in the area. Among the places of historic interest near Newton Falls are Glamorgan Castle, Mabel Hartzell Home and National McKinley Birthplace Memorial. Opportunities for swimming, boating, fishing, picnicking, camping, hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding are available at the West Branch State Park, Lake Milton State Park and Mosquito Lake State Park. The city also hosts annual events like Home 44444 The Holidays.
Newton Falls Transportation
Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport is the closest major airport.
Newton Falls Higher Education
Hiram College, Kent State University - Trumbull, Youngstown State University and Mount Union College are the nearby colleges.