Newton's Crossing, California

Newton's Crossing was a small settlement on the Stockton – Los Angeles Road in Merced County, California, United States, at its crossing on the Chowchilla River. Its location marked the southeast corner of the official boundary of Merced County.[1][2]

Newton's Crossing was owned by William F. Newton who also owned a house and 160 acres of land there on the north side of the Chowchilla River and with improvements and stock, valued at $2260 in 1857.[1]


  1. History of Merced County, California, Historic Record Co., Los Angeles, 1925; CHAPTER VIII, THE ASSESSMENT ROLL FOR 1857
  2. Section 23124 of the Government Code of the State of California

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