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. An estimated 5,002 people live in Newton Falls.

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.


Total Population 4,707
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 20.2%
Employed Population 16+ 2,028
Age of the Population 44


% of people married 45.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9%
Median Earnings25+ $37,148
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,256
Median Earnings With High School Degree $35,484


Median Family Income $52,440
% Above Poverty Level 82.7%
% Below Poverty Level 17.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 0.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%


People Living Alone 41.2%
Median Gross Rent $591
Median House Value $92,400


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.6%
US/American 0%
English 9.5%
Irish 12.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Newton Falls Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles W of Youngstown, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 43 miles SE of Cleveland, Ohio
County Trumbull
Metro Area Youngstown - Warren
Standard Zip Codes 44444
Phone Area Codes 330
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.188
Longitude -80.978

Newton Falls Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WARREN 3 S
Distance 8.5 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 33 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Station HIRAM
Distance 11.8 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 80 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 41.9 inches
Station CANFIELD 1 S
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Newton Falls, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Braceville (44444)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Craig Beach 1,174 $56,667
Garrettsville 2,937 $68,218
Lordstown 3,346 $56,393

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Newton Falls Public Libraries

Newton Falls Public Library
204 S. CANAL ST.
Newton Falls, Ohio
(330) 872-1282
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Student/teacher ratio: 31.8

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