Newton County, Indiana

county in Indiana, United States

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]

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
SeatKentland
Largest townKentland
Area
 • 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%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total14,244
 • Density35/sq mi (13.69/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district4th
Websitewww.newtoncountyin.com
 
  • Indiana county number 56
  • Second county in Indiana to bear this name
  • Youngest county in Indiana

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Newton County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2011-07-15. Retrieved 2011-09-25.
  2. "Find a County – Newton County, IN". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2017-12-11. Retrieved 2011-11-15.