Newton County Courthouse
Newton, Texas
 
 
     
 
 
 Completed - 1903
Architect - Martin & Moodie
Photos: Robert Deering 11/14/2013
 

COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1846

COUNTY NAMED FOR: John Newton, a veteran of the American Revolution.

COUNTY SEATS: Three - Near Quicksand Creek (1846), Burkeville (1848), Newton (1853)

COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: Same as county.

COURTHOUSES: Three - 1848 (Burkeville), 1856 (Newton), 1903.

STANDING: One - 1903 Second Empire courthouse with additions. This building burned in 2000, but a restoration project has been completed.

RENOVATION: Complete - Rededication December 8, 2012

 
 

1903 Courthouse
Photo: Texas DoT 1939

1903 Courthouse
Photo: Robert Deering 1974
 

1903 Courthouse
Photo: KJAS Radio 8/4/2000

 
     

 

Newton, Texas
Photos: Robert Deering 11/14/2013

 
Business District
 
First Baptist Church