1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Newtown (New South Wales)
NEWTOWN, a municipality of Cumberland county, New South Wales, Australia, 3½ m. S.W. of Sydney. It consists chiefly of the residences of the wealthier citizens of Sydney and is connected with the city by rail and tram. As a municipality it dates from 1862. Pop. (1901) 22,598.