|Population||1,615 (2016 census)|
|• Density||2,310/km2 (6,000/sq mi)|
|Area||0.7 km2 (0.3 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
|LGA(s)||City of Ipswich|
A small set of shops lies on the five-ways intersection where Brisbane Road, Queen Victoria Parade, Glebe Road and Chermside Road meet.
The suburb takes its name from a housing estate sold by John Rankin about 1865.
Newtown contains a number of heritage-listed sites including:
- Spring Garden Park
- Newtown Park
There are no schools in Newtown. The nearest primary schools are Ipswich Central State School in Ipswich, Silkstone State School in Silkstone and Ipswich East State School in East Ipswich. The nearest secondary schools are Bremer State High School in Ipswich and Bundamba State Secondary College in Bundamba.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Newtown (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018.
- "Newtown – suburb in City of Ipswich (entry 45063)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 26 January 2020.
- "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 14 April 2020.
- Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
- "Our school". Silkstone State School. 10 May 2012. Archived from the original on 14 April 2020. Retrieved 14 April 2020.
- "St Michaels Nursing Home (entry 600573)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 1 August 2014.
- "Rockton (entry 600552)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 1 August 2014.
- "Newtown". Queensland Places. University of Queensland.