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Newton County Texas

Newton County was formed in 1846 from Jasper County, and is named for Corp. John Newton, an American Revolution hero, according to the Almanac.    Census Records are available for 1850-1880.   County Records date back to 1846. The county is sparsely populated.

Newton, Texas is the County Seat.


* Biloxi * Bon Wier * Burkeville * Deweyville * Newton *
* Princeton * South Toledo Bend * Trotti * Wiergate * 


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Website Updates:
Sept 2015: 1903 - 1910 Births
Jun 2015: News: Newspapers of Newton County
Apr 2015:Visiting News: SHULTZ - Submitted by Jennie Newton
Mar 2015: Weather News: 1894 Waterspout; Death News: ERWIN, MCDOSIER, STUBBLEFIELD; Sick List News: HINES; Crime News: Gossip News: Burkeville Bits: SEASTRUCK, WOODS, POWELL,
Dec 2014: Mil: Vietnam War Casualties; Korean War Casualties
Sept 2014: Mil: WW2 Honor Roll; 1914 County Description
Feb 2014:  WW2 Enlistments
Jan 2014:  1883 Pensioners; Community news; fire news re: DOWN; early county history and description

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