Newton County , Arkansas

Newton County: County in Arkansas, United States


Newton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,330 and a population density of 4 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 7,602 inhabitants. Its county seat is Jasper. The county was created 179 years ago in 1842.

Newton County Quick Facts

Population : 7,602 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arkansas (United States)
Different from : Newton County, Newton County, Newton County, Newton County, Newton County
Area : 2132 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.3%
Land as percent of area : 99.7%
Capital : Jasper
Establishment : December 12, 1842
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 14:11:15 (28th May 2022)
Density : 4 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -9.58% (2010-2020)
Newton County locator map
Location of Newton County on Arkansas map.
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Newton County is located at 35°55'12"N 93°13'4"W (35.9199700, -93.2178700). It has 6 neighbors: Boone County, Carroll County, Johnson County, Madison County, Pope County and Searcy County.

Newton County map

The largest city of Newton County is Jasper with a population of 479. Other cities include and Western Grove population 353. See all Newton County cities & populated places.

Newton County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Newton County.

City Name Population Title
Jasper 479 City in Newton County, Arkansas, United States
Western Grove 353 Human settlement in Newton County, Arkansas, United States of America

Newton County has 6 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Newton County decreased by 9.58% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,330 - census
2011 8,251 -0.96% estimation process
2012 8,052 -2.47% estimation process
2013 8,042 -0.12% estimation process
2014 7,867 -2.22% estimation process
2015 7,846 -0.27% estimation process
2016 7,848 0.03% estimation process
2017 7,815 -0.42% estimation process
2018 7,800 -0.19% estimation process
2019 7,753 -0.61% estimation process
2020 7,602 -1.99% estimation process

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People born in Newton County (1)

American football player and coach Jim Criner was born in Newton County

Other places with the same name (6)

Arkansas Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Pulaski County 392,980 County in Arkansas, United States
Benton County 288,774 County in Arkansas, United States
New Caledonia 287,800 Unincorporated community in Arkansas, United States
Washington County 243,216 County in Arkansas, United States
Little Rock 197,866 Capital and largest city of Arkansas
Sebastian County 127,590 County in Arkansas, United States
Faulkner County 126,919 County in Arkansas, United States
Saline County 123,968 County in Arkansas, United States
Craighead County 112,245 County in Arkansas, United States
Garland County 99,789 County in Arkansas, United States
Fayetteville 89,576 County seat of Washington County, Arkansas, United States
Fort Smith 87,764 City in Arkansas, USA
Springdale 81,115 City in Arkansas, United States
Jonesboro 79,859 County seat city in Craighead County, Arkansas, USA
White County 78,729 County in Arkansas, United States
Lonoke County 73,921 County in Arkansas, United States