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NEWTON COUNTY, TEXAS

Newton County Topics

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    Newton County History

    Formed from Jasper County;
    created April 22, 1846, organized July 13, 1846.
    Named in honor of Sergeant John Newton, 1752-1807. Hero of the American Revolution.
    County seat, Quicksand, 1846; Burkeville, 1848; Newton, since 1853.

    Newton County Courthouse
    Texas - Newton County Courthouse
    Newton County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Newton County Town List

    Cities, Towns & Ghost Towns: History, attractions, landmarks, architecture, monuments, museums, cemeteries, bridges, parks, vintage & contemporary images, area destinations, hotels, and forum.

    County Seat - Newton
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  • Belgrade ghost town
  • Bon Wier
  • Burkeville Former county seat
  • Call
  • Deweyville
  • Farrsville ghost town
  • Farwil ghost town
  • Fawil
  • Jamestown
  • Mayflower
  • Newton County seat
  • Quicksand ghost town, Former county seat
  • Shankleville
  • Survey
  • Wiergate ghost town
  • Jasper Newton County TX 1907 Postal Map
    Jasper / Newton County 1907 postal map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Jasper Newton County TX 1920s map
    Jasper / Newton County 1920s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Jasper Newton County TX 1940s Map
    Jasper / Newton County 1940s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
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