Newton is a city in Newton County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 3,699 at the 2000 census. Country singer/songwriter Paul Overstreet was born in Newton.
Newton is located at 32°19′30″N 89°9′34″W / 32.325°N 89.15944°W / 32.325; -89.15944 (32.325109, -89.159510).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.2 square miles (18.6 km²), of which, 7.2 square miles (18.5 km²) of it is land and 0.14% is water.