Newtown is a town located in the U.S. state of Connecticut. It is within Fairfield County included in the greater Danbury metropolitan area as well as the New York metropolitan area. It has a total area of 59.1 square miles at 41°24′N 73°17′W. The elevation is 125 feet above sea level. As of the 2010 census data, it had a total population of 27,560. The population density was 470/sq mi. Recent job growth is positively increased by 1.43 percent. The average travel time is 27 minutes. It has Zip code 06470.