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Newtown, Fairfield County, CT

Vital Records
Newtown Town Clerk
Newtown Municipal Center
3 Primrose Street
Newtown, CT 06470
(203) 270-4210

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm; Closed Holidays.
Please note: Non-certified copies of birth, marriage, and death certificates aren't available.

All Birth, Death, Marriage and Civil Union records involving Newtown residents as well as those non-residents occurring in Newtown from the year 1711 to the present are maintained in our office.

Probate & Land Records

Newtown Probate Office
Bethel Municipal Center
1 School Street
Bethel, CT 06801
Phone: (203) 794-8508
Fax: (203) 778-7517
Probate Records: 1959 to Present

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
Please note: Trumbull Probate records may be found at the Bridgeport Probate office.

  • The Connecticut State Library has received most probate records prior to 1850. Pre-1850 records are also available on microfilm .
  • The Connecticut State Library has microfilm of copies of deeds, mortgages, releases and related records to about 1900. Grantor and grantee indexes are available, but there is no statewide index.


  • Bennett
  • Berkshire
  • Botsford
  • Bradleyville
  • Bronze Plaque
  • Flat Swamp
  • Hopewell
  • Huntington
  • Land's End
  • McCartan
  • Newtown Village
  • Old Morgan's
  • Platt's
  • Resurrection
  • Sandy Hook
  • St. Rose's
  • Taunton
  • Village & Town Plot
  • Zoar (in Sandy Hook)

The Hale Collection of Connecticut Cemetery Inscriptions
(1600's to 1930's) is available through The Connecticut State Library

The Connecticut Gravestone Network
Connecticut Gravestone Network
135 Wells Street
Manchester, CT 06040-6127

For more information, call... CGN Executive Director, Ruth Shapleigh-Brown
(860) 643-5652


Cyrenius H. Booth Library
25 Main Street, Newtown, CT 06470
(203) 426-4533

Hours: Monday -Thursday 10:00 am to 8:00 pm.; Friday 12 noon to 5:00pm.; Saturday 10:00am to 5:00 pm.; Sunday 1:00 to 5:00 pm.*

* Closed Sundays during summer.

Historical / Genealogical Socieities



The Newtown Bee
5 Church Hill Road, Newtown, CT 06470

Mailing address:
PO Box 5503, Newtown CT 06470.
(203) 426-3141
Email: info@thebee.com

Other CT Newspapers

Sources: [1] Morrison, Betty Jean. Connecting to Connecticut. East Hartford: CT Society of Genealogists (1995)
[2] Lindberg, Marcia Wiswall. Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research. 3rd Edition. Boston: NEHGS (1993)

Newtown Connecticut Churches
Bible Baptist Church 35 Sugar Street, (Route 302)
(203) 426-6484
Christ The King Lutheran Church 85 Mt Pleasant Road (203) 426-6300
Congregation Adath Israel PO Box 623, Huntingtown Rd (203) 426-5188 or
(203) 426-6817
LDS Church Saw Mill Road FHC Library:  (203) 426-1752
Community Presbyterian Church The Old Meeting House, Main Street (203) 426-9569
Newtown Baptist Church 102 Church Hill Rd, Sandy Hook (203) 426-3819
Newtown Christian Church 210 Sugar Street
Newtown Congregational Church 14 West Street (203) 426-9024
Newtown United Methodist Church 92 Church Hill Road (203) 426-9998
St John's Episcopal Washington Ave (PO Box 716)
Sandy Hook
(203) 426-9938
St Rose Of Lima Church 46 Church Hill Road (203) 426-2572
Trinity Church 36 Main Street (203) 426-9070


Boyle, John Neville : HISTORICAL NOTES AND MAPS NEWTOWN:1708-1758; Bee Publishing Company, Newtown, CT (1945)

George, James Hardin; Smith, A.P.; Johnson, E.L.: Newtown's Bicentennial 1705-1905 (Newtown, Connecticut) ; 1st Edition - New Haven CT, Tuttle Morehouse & Taylor, 1906

Mitchell, Mary (Mary Atkinson): TOURING NEWTOWN'S PAST: the settlement and architecture of an old Connecticut town / maps, photographs, and text by Mary Mitchell and Albert Goodrich. (1996)

(Periodical Source Index )
Newtown and the American Revolution CT His. Assoc. for the Study of CT History
Persi Code: CTCH
20 January 1979
Newtown Covered Bridge Covered Bridge Topics
PO Box 1190, Rangeley, ME 04970-1190
Persi Code: AMCB
23 2 July 1965
Tory Towns: Newtown, Redding, Ridgefield CT His. Soc. Bulletin
Publisher: CT His. Soc.,
1 Elizabeth St
Hartford, CT 06105
Persi Code: CTHB
44 3 July 1979

If you are interested in a copy of these articles, please contact the respective Society/Publisher listed.
Unable to get a copy from the Publisher?
Contact the Allen County Public Library Foundation, P.O.Box 2270, Fort Wayne, IN 46801-2270.
An online order form is at: http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/database/graphics/order_form.html

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