Newton County, Mississippi

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Newton County
Alabama and Vicksburg Railroad Depot
Map of Mississippi highlighting Newton County
Location within the U.S. state of Mississippi
Map of the United States highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 32°25′N 89°07′W / 32.41°N 89.12°W / 32.41; -89.12
Country United States
State Mississippi
Founded1836
SeatDecatur
Largest cityNewton
Area
 • Total580 sq mi (1,500 km2)
 • Land578 sq mi (1,500 km2)
 • Water1.5 sq mi (4 km2)  0.3%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total21,720
 • Density38/sq mi (15/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district3rd
Websitewww.newtoncountyms.net

Newton County is a county in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, 21,720 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Decatur.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on March 9, 2013. Retrieved September 4, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.