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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Newton County has had two county seats:&nbsp; Burkeville, 1849-1853, and Newton 1853-present. <ref>Handbook of Texas Online: Newton County http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcn03</ref>
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Newton County has had two county seats:&nbsp; Burkeville, 1849-1853, and Newton 1853-present. <ref>Handbook of Texas Online: Newton County http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcn03</ref>  
  
 
Newton County Courthouse <br> 109 Court Street <br> P.O. Drawer J<br>Newton, Texas 75966<br> [http://www.co.newton.tx.us/ips/cms Newton County Government Website]  
 
Newton County Courthouse <br> 109 Court Street <br> P.O. Drawer J<br>Newton, Texas 75966<br> [http://www.co.newton.tx.us/ips/cms Newton County Government Website]  
  
''Inventory of county records, Newton County Courthouse, Newton, Texas'', 1978, by the Newton County Historical Commission, contains an inventory of records housed in the Newton County Courthouse and describes the records of the Commissioners' Court, County Clerk, County Court, County Attorney, District Clerk, Justice of the Peace, Sheriff, Tax Assessor-Collector, County Auditor, County Treasurer, County Superintendent of Schools, and Water Supply District. [http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth25190/m1/ Read the book online] from The Portal to Texas History.
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''Inventory of county records, Newton County Courthouse, Newton, Texas'', 1978, by the Newton County Historical Commission, contains an inventory of records housed in the Newton County Courthouse and describes the records of the Commissioners' Court, County Clerk, County Court, County Attorney, District Clerk, Justice of the Peace, Sheriff, Tax Assessor-Collector, County Auditor, County Treasurer, County Superintendent of Schools, and Water Supply District. [http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth25190/m1/ Read the book online] from The Portal to Texas History.  
  
 
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'''2000'''--Newton County Courthouse, built in 1902, burned on August 4, 2000.&nbsp; The Courthouse was rebuilt and restored in 2002.
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*[http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcn03 Newton County History] from The Handbook of Texas Online.
 
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County Courthouse

Newton County has had two county seats:  Burkeville, 1849-1853, and Newton 1853-present. [1]

Newton County Courthouse
109 Court Street
P.O. Drawer J
Newton, Texas 75966
Newton County Government Website

Inventory of county records, Newton County Courthouse, Newton, Texas, 1978, by the Newton County Historical Commission, contains an inventory of records housed in the Newton County Courthouse and describes the records of the Commissioners' Court, County Clerk, County Court, County Attorney, District Clerk, Justice of the Peace, Sheriff, Tax Assessor-Collector, County Auditor, County Treasurer, County Superintendent of Schools, and Water Supply District. Read the book online from The Portal to Texas History.

History

Settled as early as 1834.

Parent County

1846--Newton County was created 22 April 1846 from Jasper County. County seat: Newton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

2000--Newton County Courthouse, built in 1902, burned on August 4, 2000.  The Courthouse was rebuilt and restored in 2002.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

http://www.countygenweb.com/TxNewton/

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Glimpses of Newton County History, 1982, by the Newton County Historical Commission.
  • Newton County History from The Handbook of Texas Online.

Maps

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998 [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.
  • Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]
    Name index and images of statewide death certificates, 1890-1976. The name index has been created by FamilySearch and is tied to images of the Texas death certificates. Few certificates are available prior to 1903.

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site

References

  1. Handbook of Texas Online: Newton County http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcn03
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).