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Newton County, Arkansas

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Newton County
Boxley Valley in the Upper Buffalo Wilderness
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
Largest cityJasper
 • Total823 sq mi (2,130 km2)
 • Land821 sq mi (2,130 km2)
 • Water2.3 sq mi (6 km2)  0.3%
 • Total7,225
 • Density8.8/sq mi (3.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)

Newton County is a county of the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2020 census, the population was 7,225.[1] The county seat is Jasper.[2] It was founded on December 14, 1842.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: Newton County, Arkansas". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.