COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1846
COUNTY NAMED FOR: John Newton, a veteran of the American Revolution.
Three - Near Quicksand Creek (1846), Burkeville (1848), Newton (1853)
COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: Same as county.
Three - 1848 (Burkeville), 1856 (Newton), 1903.
STANDING: One - 1903 Second Empire courthouse
with additions. This building burned in
a restoration project has been completed.
RENOVATION: Complete -
Rededication December 8, 2012