Denise DuerksenDenise Duerksen, CMC
City Clerk

201 E. 6th St.
PO Box 426
Newton, KS 67114

316-284-6090 (fax)

It is the City Clerk's philosophy to provide high-quality customer service to those who contact or visit Newton City Hall and to facilitate a positive and productive experience with local government.

History of Newton

The City of Newton was incorporated February 22, 1872, and became a Second Class City on January 22, 1880, and a First Class City on January 1, 1969. The 2016 estimated population of Newton was 19,105.

The City of Newton operates as a Commission-Manager form of government. The City Manager administers the affairs of the City, and the Commission sets the policy for the City (K.S.A. 12-1001 et seq.).  

Newton City Hall is located at 201 East 6th Street, and is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The City Clerk's office is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Records Requests

Access to or copies of public records may be be obtained through filling out a records request form and submitting it to the City Clerk's office.


The Clerk's office is also responsible for various licensing and applications which may be downloaded or obtained in the utility billing office.

Software has been installed, which will help to better assist family members in locating loved ones and requesting genealogy information: search here

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