Newton County , Mississippi

Newton County: County in Mississippi, United States

About

Newton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 21,720 and a population density of 14 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 20,866 inhabitants. Its county seat is Decatur. The county was created 186 years ago in 1835.

Newton County Quick Facts

Population : 20,866 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Mississippi (United States)
Different from : Newton County, Newton County, Newton County, Newton County, Newton County
Area : 1501 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.3%
Land as percent of area : 99.7%
Named for : Isaac Newton
Capital : Decatur
Establishment : January 01, 1836
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 13:59:47 (19th May 2022)
Density : 14 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.09% (2010-2020)
Newton County locator map
Location of Newton County on Mississippi map.
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Geography

Newton County is located at 32°24'1"N 89°7'8"W (32.4002300, -89.1188100). It has 8 neighbors: Clarke County, Jasper County, Kemper County, Lauderdale County, Leake County, Neshoba County, Scott County and Smith County.

Newton County map

The largest city of Newton County is Newton with a population of 3,123. Other cities include and Chunky population 313. See all Newton County cities & populated places.

Newton County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Newton 3,123 City in Newton County, Mississippi
Decatur 1,733 Town in Newton County, Mississippi, United States
Conehatta 1,342 Census-designated place in Newton County, Mississippi
Hickory 515 Town in Newton County, Mississippi, United States
Chunky 313 City in Newton County, Mississippi, United States of America

Newton County has 8 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Newton County decreased by 4.09% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 21,720 - census
2011 21,419 -1.41% estimation process
2012 21,495 0.35% estimation process
2013 21,518 0.11% estimation process
2014 21,706 0.87% estimation process
2015 21,569 -0.64% estimation process
2016 21,461 -0.5% estimation process
2017 21,396 -0.3% estimation process
2018 21,355 -0.19% estimation process
2019 21,018 -1.6% estimation process
2020 20,866 -0.73% estimation process

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People born in Newton County (1)

American chemist Walter Gordy was born in Newton County

Other places with the same name (6)

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Lee County 85,466 County in Mississippi, United States
Forrest County 75,009 County in Mississippi, United States
Lauderdale County 73,751 County in Mississippi, United States
Gulfport 71,438 City in Mississippi
West Gulfport 71,329 City in Harrison County, Mississippi, United States of America
Jones County 67,993 County in South Dakota, United States
Lamar County 64,165 County in Mississippi, United States
Auburn 60,258 City in Lee County, Alabama, USA
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