Get to Know Our Thriving Businesses

Dine Like the Future President

Newton has become a popular stop along the presidential campaign trail with many presidential candidates dining at local restaurants. There’s something for everyone’s taste buds from Chinese to Mexican, Italian to Vietnamese  —  if you’re craving it, you’ll probably find it in Newton! Here are some local places to grab a bite to eat or a sweet treat in Newton:

April's Diner, Biaggio's, Cardinal Corner (open seasonally), China King, Giovanni's, Gezellig Brewing Co. Taproom, La Cabana, Los Amigos, Newton Family Restaurant, Murph & Mary's Pub, Nostalgia Wine & Spirits, Okoboji Grill, Panda Garden, PJ's Deli, Uncle Nancy's Coffeehouse & Eatery, Stacy's Sweet Stuff, Sned & Wilma's, Sombrero, The Thunderdome, Viet-Thai Taste, West Side Java Co

Discover Your New Favorite Store

Newton’s downtown square has a history dating back to the 1800s and since that time has been home to a wide variety of shops and boutiques. A few favorites located in our historic downtown Main Street District include:

Book Trader Tan America, Choices, Daughter's Boutique, EarthWise Pet, Esther & Co, Farmhouse Creation, Fine Things Reclaimed, Geisler Penquite Gift Shop, Jan's Yarn Barn, Mattingly Music & Book Store, Mojo Cycling, Next Chapter Boutique, Relics Antique Shop, Silverado Jewelry, The Farmer's Wife, Varieties

Great Promotional Opportunities

From sponsorships to corporate outings, the Iowa Speedway in Newton offers a wide array of assets for businesses. Race weekends generate worldwide exposure and provide top-notch family entertainment. Many organizations host events to get businesses involved; whether it’s through the Fourth of July activities at Agnes Patterson Memorial Park, a United Way of Jasper County event or Newton Fest, there are many ways for your business to generate exposure in our community. 

With the help of organizations such as the Greater Newton Area Chamber of Commerce, Newton Development Corporation and Newton Main Street, business owners can make connections throughout the community.


Newton has a strong industrial history and an entrepreneurial spirit, having been home to F.L. Maytag and the Maytag Corporation. Newton’s long tradition of successful business includes manufacturing, advertising specialties, printing, distribution, and warehousing. In recent years, Newton has seen new businesses in clean energy, new technology, engineering, and prototyping. Since 2007, nearly 2,000 new jobs have been created. 

Companies located in Newton include: Aueron, Arcosa Wind Towers, Inc. Cline Tool, DePenning & Associates, Gates Corporation, Graphic Packaging, Inc., Harris Rebar, Maytag Dairy Farms, MCG,  Patriot Converting, Pyramid, Realm Inc., REG, Rock Communications, The Vernon Company, Thombert, Inc., TPI Composites, Inc., UL Verification Services, Van Maanen Electric, Windstream