Newton County, Arkansas

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Newton County
Boxley Valley in the Upper Buffalo Wilderness
Map of Arkansas highlighting Newton County
Location within the U.S. state of Arkansas
Map of the United States highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 35°56′08″N 93°13′19″W / 35.935555555556°N 93.221944444444°W / 35.935555555556; -93.221944444444
Country United States
State Arkansas
FoundedDecember 14, 1842
Named forThomas Willoughby Newton
SeatJasper
Largest cityJasper
Area
 • Total823 sq mi (2,130 km2)
 • Land821 sq mi (2,130 km2)
 • Water2.3 sq mi (6 km2)  0.3%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
7,936
 • Density10/sq mi (4/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional districts3rd, 4th

Newton County is a county of the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,330.[1] The county seat is Jasper.[2] It was founded on December 14, 1842.

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 15, 2011. Retrieved May 23, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.