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Time Zone: Newton County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Newton is the Seat for Newton County.

Newton County was founded in 1846 and was created by taking area from JasperCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Newton had a population of 13,667 people. This is a decrease of 9.32% since the last Census (which gave a population of 15,072 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Newton represented 0.07% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 139th most populous county (out of 254 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201014,445-4.16%+5.69% since 2009
200913,667-9.32%-0.43% since 2008
200813,726-8.93%-0.16% since 2007
200015,072The Last Census

More information can be found on the Newton County Census Page for Newton County.


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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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