Newton County, Texas Genealogy Guide2016-05-26T01:11:28+00:00

Newton County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Newton County, Texas (Map It) was created on April 26, 1846 from Jasper County. This county was named for John Newton (1755–1780), a veteran of the Revolutionary War.. Learn More About State of Texas History

Newton County is bordered by Sabine County (north), Vernon Parish, Louisiana (northeast), Beauregard Parish, Louisiana (east), Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana (southeast), Orange County (south), Jasper County (west).

Newton County Cities and Towns include Newton.. A Map of Newton County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Newton County, Texas Courthouse Records

Newton County, Texas Courthouse
Newton County, TX Courthouse

The Newton County Courthouse is located in Newton, Texas. Learn More About State of Texas Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicate what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Newton county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered. Courthouse, built in 1902, burned on August 4, 2000.  The Courthouse was rebuilt and restored in 2002.

  • Newton County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1846, Land Records from 1846, Probate Records from 1846 and Court Records from 1846. The County Clerk's office is the place where all transactions having to do with land are recorded and kept on file. They take marriage license applications, issues marriage licenses, files the license after the marriage, and maintains a permanent record of the marriage, surveys and plats of subdivisions, Armed Forces discharge papers for all veterans who reside in the county. Some naturalization records have been found with the deeds.
  • Newton County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax

Newton County, Texas Census Records

Newton County, Texas Vital Records

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