Newton, Massachusetts - Facts & Figures
Newton, Massachusetts was settled in 1630 and is a vibrant community comprised of 14 distinctive villages. The city is located just outside of Boston, and is well respected for the quality of education, community life, exceptional homes and beautiful open spaces. These characteristics are a few reasons why Newton has frequently been voted as one of the 10 best communities to live in. The city is home to Boston College, Mount Ida College and Lasell College. Newton is also home to the Perkins School for the Blind. The Boston Marathon course runs directly through the city, with Heartbreak Hill beginning next to City Hall. The Newton Free Library is one of the largest, most well-equipped libraries in the Commonwealth.
- Population: 85,276
- Industries: Professional, scientific, and technical services, Educational services, Health care
- Area Codes: 617, 857
- ZIP Codes: 02158, 02159, 02160, 02161, 02162, 02164, 02165, 02195, 02258, 02458
- Surrounding Cities: Brookline, Brighton, Waterline