Newton County, Indiana

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Newton County
Newton County Courthouse in Kentland
Newton County Courthouse in Kentland
Map of Indiana highlighting Newton County
Location within the U.S. state of Indiana
Map of the United States highlighting Indiana
Indiana's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 40°57′N 87°24′W / 40.95°N 87.4°W / 40.95; -87.4
Country United States
State Indiana
FoundedDecember 8, 1859
Named forSgt. John Newton
Largest townKentland
 • Total403.44 sq mi (1,044.9 km2)
 • Land401.76 sq mi (1,040.6 km2)
 • Water1.68 sq mi (4.4 km2)  0.42%%
 • Total14,244
 • Density35/sq mi (13.69/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district4th
  • Indiana county number 56
  • Second county in Indiana to bear this name
  • Youngest county in Indiana

Newton County is a county in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2010, 14,244 people lived there.[1] The county seat is Kentland.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Newton County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-25.
  2. "Find a County – Newton County, IN". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-11-15.