Introduction to Newman, California
Newman was named in honor of Simon Newman, a local landowner, but the town was first discovered by Europeans in 1806.
Newman and Nearby Attractions
- Kesterson National Wildlife Refuge.
- Tracy Historical Museum.
- Pacheco State Park.
- Gustine Museum.
- San Luis Reservoir State Recreation Area.
- Merced County Courthouse Museum.
Things To Do In Newman
Popular local attractions include the Del Puerto Canyon Road, the Colorado Ball Park and the George J. Hatfield SRA. The Gustine Museum, the Castle Air Museum and the Merced County Courthouse Museum may interest those hoping to learn more about the area's history as well. Local parks include the Merced National Wildlife Refuge, the San Luis Reservoir State Recreation Area and the Kesterson National Wildlife Refuge.
San Jose International is the nearest major airport.
Newman Higher Education
Merced College, Santa Clara University and California State University-Stanislaus are all nearby.