Welcome to the Official Newton Township website.

The Newton Township Board of Trustees’ meetings are held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 6:30 P.M. at the Township Hall in Vanatta (2551 Mount Vernon Road, Newark, OH 43055).


The Board of Zoning Appeals will conduct a public hearing on 

October 21, 2020, 6:30PM, 2551 Mount Vernon Road

to consider a variance request

The property owner located at 3345 Welsh Hills Road is requesting a variance to access a landlocked 13.7 acre parcel for agricultural use. Township zoning requires 200ft of frontage for parcels in AG zoning districts and the variance is requesting 90ft access (frontage).


Mailing Address:

Newton Township
2551 Mount Vernon Road
Newark, Ohio  43055
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  • 2010 Census Data
  • Fun Facts

    • In 2000 Newton Township had a population of 3,111 residents
    • In 2010 Newton Township had a population of 3,219 residents
    • 2,846 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township
    • It is one of five Newton Townships statewide
    • Newton Township is one of the twenty-five townships of Licking County, Ohio
    • Newton Township's elevation is 869 ft.