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Founded in 1836, it was named for Sir Isaac Newton
The county seat is Decatur
History of Newton County


Chunky -- Decatur -- Hickory -- Lake (mostly in Scott County)
Union (partly in Neshoba County)
Census-designated places
Unincorporated places
Duffee -- Lawrence -- Little Rock

Online Data





Church Histories/Records

County Records

Court Records


Family Bibles

Extinct Towns






Wills/Legal Records 

Website Updates:
15 Jun 2018: Updated Cemetery Index Listing
15 Jun 2018: Added Thames Family Cemetery Listing
02 May 2018 : Added Biography for Everitt, Easterling, & Cunningham
11 Mar 2018 : Added Biography for Bailey, Butler & Clarke
25 Jul 2017 : Added Patterson Obituary Added
30 Nov 2013 : Updated Cemetery Index Listing
23 Aug 2013 : Added 1883 Pension List
21 Apr 2013 : Added 21 Miscellaneous Newspaper Stories Added
11 Apr 2013 : Added Marriage Annoucement for Eiland-Speed & King-McAlpine Added
11 Apr 2013 : Added History of Newton County
11 Apr 2013 : Added List of Prominent men in the County on biographies page.
11 Apr 2013 : Added Biographies for Clarke, Bailey, Amis, Henry & Whatley
28 Mar 2013 : Added 1890 Veteran's Census
19 Jan 2012 : Added Rape Biography
Jan 2009: WW2 Casualties
Previous Updates:
Unknown Cemetery burials; Moore Cemetery burials; obits; extinct towns


Surrounding Counties
Neshoba County (north)
Lauderdale County (east)
Jasper County (south)
Scott County (west)

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This page last updated on -- 11 Mar 2018

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