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When was Newton County, AR Created?
Newton County was established on December 14, 1842 and was formed from Carroll County. Other county boundry changes occured when Line with Madison defined 21 December 1841, line with Pope County defined 10 January 1853. The county was named in honor of Thomas W. Newton (1804–1853), a State Senator and member of the United States House of Representatives from Arkansas .
What counties are adjacent to Newton County, AR?
Bordering Counties are Boone County (north), Searcy County (east), Pope County (southeast), Johnson County (south), Madison County (west), Carroll County (northwest).
What cities and towns are in Newton County, AR?
Cities and towns located in the County include Jasper, Western Grove, Bass, Compton, Deer, Hasty, Marble Falls, Mount Judea, Parthenon, Ponca, Vendor, Wayton.
Where can find Newton County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Newton County vital records can be found at the Arkansas Deptartment of Health has Birth & Death records since February 1, 1914, Marriage Records since January 1917 and Divorce Records since January 1923. You may go to the Newton County health department to obtain a Birth or Death certificates which can be issued while you wait. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Arkansas for current fees and application process.
You can search online for Newton County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Newton Co. Birth Certificates, Marriage Certificates, Divorce Certificates, Death Certificates to mail.
What Newton County, AR census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Newton County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 and 1940.
Newton Co. Slave Schedules can be acquired for 1850 & 1860. Newton Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Newton Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Newton Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. You'll find free online and also printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Arkansas Census Records Research Guide
What genealogical records can I find in the Newton County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Newton County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Arkansas Corthouse Records Research Guide
All County Offices Records are located in the Courthouse at Court Street, Jasper 72641; 870-446-5127, unless otherwise noted.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Newton County, AR?
A list of Newton County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Arkansas Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Newton County, AR Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Newton County, AR?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Newton County. A lot of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Professional Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a cost. This is merely a list which has been compiled or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site above another.