Newton County, Mississippi

county in Mississippi, United States

Newton County is a county in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2020 census, 21,291 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Decatur.[2]

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
Largest cityNewton
 • Total580 sq mi (1,500 km2)
 • Land578 sq mi (1,500 km2)
 • Water1.5 sq mi (4 km2)  0.3%
 • Total21,291
 • Density37/sq mi (14/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district3rd

References change

  1. "QuickFacts: Newton County, Mississippi". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 4, 2024.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.