Newton County


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Newton County, Georgia

1124 Clark St
Covington, GA 30014
Phone: (770) 784-2000
Fax: (770) 784-2007
www.co.newton.ga.us

In central GA, southeast of Atlanta; organized Dec 24, 1821 from Henry, Walton, and Jasper counties. Name Origin: For Sgt. John Newton (1752-80), soldier under Gen. Francis Marion (1732?-95) in the Revolutionary War, who saved several colonial patriots from execution by surprising and capturing the British soldiers guarding them

Area (sq mi):: 279.19 (land 276.43; water 2.76) Population per square mile: 313.70
Population 2005: 86,713 State rank: 27 Population change: 2000-20005 39.90%; 1990-2000 48.30% Population 2000: 62,001 (White 74.20%; Black or African American 22.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.90%; Asian 0.70%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 2.50%. Median age: 33.30
Income 2000: per capita $19,317; median household $44,875; Population below poverty level: 10.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,594-$22,458
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 30.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 59.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Covington County seat (13,464)

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    Newton County, Mississippi

    PO Box 447
    Decatur, MS 39327
    Phone: (601) 635-2368
    Fax: (601) 635-3210

    In east-central MS, west of Meridian; organized Feb 25, 1836 from Neshoba County. Name Origin: For Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727), English mathematician and natural philosopher, formulator of the law of gravitation

    Area (sq mi):: 579.58 (land 578.03; water 1.55) Population per square mile: 38.70
    Population 2005: 22,366 State rank: 43 Population change: 2000-20005 2.40%; 1990-2000 7.60% Population 2000: 21,838 (White 64.50%; Black or African American 30.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 4.40%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 35.10
    Income 2000: per capita $14,008; median household $28,735; Population below poverty level: 19.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,256-$22,003
    Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 24.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Newton County, Arkansas

    PO Box 410
    Jasper, AR 72641
    Phone: (870) 446-5125
    Fax: (870) 446-5775

    In northwest-central AR, east of Fayetteville; organized Dec 14, 1842 from Carroll County. Name Origin: For Thomas Willoughby Newton (1804-53), AR legislator and U.S. representative

    Area (sq mi):: 823.18 (land 822.97; water 0.21) Population per square mile: 10.30
    Population 2005: 8,452 State rank: 71 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.80%; 1990-2000 12.30% Population 2000: 8,608 (White 96.80%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.30%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 40.10
    Income 2000: per capita $13,788; median household $24,756; Population below poverty level: 20.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $14,766-$16,765
    Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.60% Median travel time to work: 35.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 56.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Newton County, Indiana

    PO Box 49
    Kentland, IN 47951
    Phone: (219) 474-6081
    Fax: (219) 474-5749

    In northwestern IN, south of Gary; organized Feb 7, 1857 from Jasper County. Name Origin: For Sgt. John Newton (1752-80), a soldier under Gen. Francis Marion (1732?-95) in the Revolutionary War, who saved several colonial patriots from execution by surprising and capturing the British soldiers guarding them

    Area (sq mi):: 403.53 (land 401.85; water 1.68) Population per square mile: 36.00
    Population 2005: 14,456 State rank: 82 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.80%; 1990-2000 7.50% Population 2000: 14,566 (White 95.80%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 2.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.30%). Foreign born: 2.30%. Median age: 37.30
    Income 2000: per capita $17,755; median household $40,944; Population below poverty level: 6.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,675-$21,850
    Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 29.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 56.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Newton County, Missouri

    101 S Wood St
    Neosho, MO 64850
    Phone: (417) 451-8220
    Fax: (417) 451-7434

    On the southwestern border of MO, south of Joplin; organized Dec 30, 1838 from Barry County. Name Origin: For Sgt. John Newton (1752-80); soldier under Gen. Francis Marion in the Revolutionary War, who saved several colonial patriots from execution by surprising and capturing the British soldiers guarding them

    Area (sq mi):: 626.66 (land 626.42; water 0.24) Population per square mile: 88.70
    Population 2005: 55,554 State rank: 18 Population change: 2000-20005 5.50%; 1990-2000 18.40% Population 2000: 52,636 (White 92.40%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 2.20%; Asian 0.30%; Other 5.80%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 37.10
    Income 2000: per capita $17,502; median household $35,041; Population below poverty level: 11.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,617-$23,489
    Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 21.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.40%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Neosho County seat (10,961)

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    Newton County, Texas

    110 Court St
    Newton, TX 75966
    Phone: (409) 379-5341
    Fax: (409) 379-9049
    www.co.newton.tx.us

    On the central eastern border of TX, northeast of Beaumont; organized Apr 22, 1846 from Jasper County. Name Origin: For Sgt. John Newton (1752-80), a soldier under Gen. Francis Marion (1732?-95) in the Revolutionary War, who saved several colonial patriots from execution by surprising and capturing the British soldiers guarding them

    Area (sq mi):: 939.51 (land 932.69; water 6.82) Population per square mile: 15.30
    Population 2005: 14,309 State rank: 143 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.10%; 1990-2000 11.10% Population 2000: 15,072 (White 74.00%; Black or African American 20.70%; Hispanic or Latino 3.80%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.20%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 36.90
    Income 2000: per capita $13,381; median household $28,500; Population below poverty level: 19.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,173-$17,360
    Unemployment (2004): 11.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.40% Median travel time to work: 37.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 61.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    References in periodicals archive ?
    Tenders are invited for Professional Services For The Newton County Comprehensive Transportation Plan Update Including The Cities Of Covington, Mansfield, Newborn,
    Hilliard of Hilliard Munoz Gonzales LLP (HMG) obtained an Order from a Newton County judge granting a restraining order against Aetna Insurance, preventing the insurance company from denying life-saving cancer treatment for his client, Bobby Allen Bean.
    That deal included the sale of the Harrison Daily Times and Newton County Times in northwest Arkansas, as well as the Bolivar Herald-Free Press, the Buffalo Reflex, the Cedar County Republican, the Christian County Headliner, the Marshfield Mail and the Nixa Xpress in Missouri.
    Additional winners included Interstate Sand & Gravel (Williamsport) and Newton County Stone (Kentland).
    14 year old Henry and his mum move to Newton County, USA, when she is offered a job at Malcorp.
    Newton County Coroner Mark Bridges confirmed that 11 bodies had been recovered from just one location.
    Northern Newton County shows mounding activity presumably indicating healthy populations.
    This location is in the heart of Newton County surrounded by beautiful farms, cattle ranches, colleges, and middle to hi income residences plus Stanton Springs, a new 3,000/acre Industrial Park and tons of other new developments as well are in the works.
    The money will fund new facilities in Newton County and the city of Decatur as well as the expansion of the Rockdale Career Academy in Rockdale County.
    Also in November 2008, Lincoln announced that it applied with the Office of Thrift Supervision to become a savings and loan holding company concurrent with reaching an agreement to acquire Newton County Loan & Savings FSB, a federally regulated savings bank.
    Jennifer Whaley, director of Newton County Economic Development, says the center will serve customers in 17 states.