Wise County’s southern-most city, Newark, is located near the northern shores of Eagle Mountain Lake.
South Wise County Park, located just west of the city on County Road 4873, offers a public boat ramp, picnic tables and plenty of shore line for bank fishing.
For nearly three decades, the major community event has been the annual Cruisin’ Days festival in the fall. The ’50s and ’60s-themed event features a parade, carnival rides, games, vendors, barbecue, a dance and more.
Mayor: Crystal Cardwell
Mayor Pro Tem: Christopher Raines
City Council Members: Jennifer Hill, Taylor Burton, Melanie Payne and Richard Sidebottom
Third Thursday of the Month @ 7pm
209 Hudson Street
City Secretary: Jenni Moore
Wise County Sheriff’s Office
Phone: 940-627-5971 or 911 for emergencies
Newark Volunteer Fire Department
Fire Chief: James Edgemon
Godfrey Pegues Public Library, 207 Hudson Street
Open seven days a week and offers a variety of educational services to the community
Newark Community Center, located in the city hall building at 209 Hudson Street
Parks and Recreation
Delora Doughty Royal City Park (corner of Hudson and McCanne)
Features a gazeboi and barbecue grill
Newark Town Square Park (outside city hall)
Offers a wooden playset
Newark is in the 6A Northwest Independent School District.
Northwest Administration Office, 2001 Texas Drive, Justin
Newark is also home to one private school.
Victory in Christ Classical Lutheran Academy, 508 Main Street