Newtown, Nevada County, California
|Elevation||2,113 ft (644 m)|
Newtown (formerly, Sailor Flat, Newton and Sailors Flat) is an unincorporated community in Nevada County, California. It lies at an elevation of 2113 feet (644 m). Newtown is located 4.5 miles (7.2 km) west of Nevada City.
Sailors discovered gold there, whence the name Sailors Flat.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Newtown, Nevada County, California
- Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 530. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.