New Town is an unincorporated community in Gordon County, Georgia, United States. New Town is located northeast of Calhoun. New Town is near the New Echota historic site, which was formerly part of the Cherokee Nation. The settlement is mainly residential but has a downtown center near SR 225 where a package store and a private electrical company meet. Ashworth Middle School and Gordon Central High School are locate in the New Town community. It is sometimes referred to as Echota or Coosawatee.