U.S. Federal Route 24 is the main east-west highway across Southern Newton County. It runs from the Illinois/Indiana State Line, near Effner,to the Newton/Jasper County Line, near Goodland. U.S. Rt. 24 passes through the following towns in Newton County. Effner
U.S. Rt. 24 is multi-plexed in Newton County. U.S. Rt. 52, from the Illinois/Indiana State Line to Kentland.