Newton County, Arkansas

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Newton County, Arkansas
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Location within Arkansas
Location within Arkansas
Map of the United States highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
FoundedDecember 14, 1842
Named forThomas Willoughby Newton
SeatJasper
Largest cityJasper
Area
 • Total823 sq mi (2,132 km2)
 • Land821 sq mi (2,126 km2)
 • Water2.3 sq mi (6 km2), 0.3%
Population (est.)
 • (2016)7,936
 • Density10/sq mi (4/km2)
Congressional districts3rd, 4th
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5

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.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.