Welcome to Newton County, Texas


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Some of the books available at the Newton County Historical Society:
  • Newton County Courthouse A Pictoral History, published 2013, 144 pages

  • Glimpses of Newton County History, published 1984, 271 pages

  • Newton County Nuggets, published 1986, 479 pages

  • Whispers of Newton County History, published 2002, 599 pages

  • City of Newton Self-Guided Driving Tour

  • Census Books - 1850 to 1930

  • Newton County Marriage Records - 1900 - 1940 [by request], 1966 - 1999

  • Cemetery Books - Belgrade, Biloxi-Evergreen, Cedar Grove, Lewis Chapel/Sand Ridge, Newton City, Pine Hill [Jamestown], Shankleville, Ford Chapel [request], Tanner

Judith Taylor Kimball has written a book about Thomas Charles Holmes. She will be having a book signing on April 29th. See the pictures below for information.

Thomas Charles Holmes Book Cover
Submitted by Judith Taylor Kimball

Thomas Charles Holmes Book Signing by Judith Taylor Kimball
Submitted by Judith Taylor Kimball

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WE NEED YOUR HELP! Newton County TXGenWeb Project needs your records.
Please submit anything which maybe of value to other researchers: Bible records, marriage records, wills, pension records, land records, death and obituary records, photos, and old letters. County, community, church, and school histories.  Your help in helping other researchers is vital to the success of the TXGenWeb Project.

Just contact Eleanor Colson with your information or questions. 


Do you enjoy "surfing" the TXGenWeb county websites and have a few extra hours available each month?  Then contact Laura Gregory Roberts for more information on joining the surfing committee. 

If you are interested in adopting a county, please check out the Orphan page.  

If you or your genealogy group would like  to sponsor a county, please contact TXGenWeb State Coordinator: Gina Heffernan .

Assistant State Coordinators: Jane Keppler and Laura Gregory Roberts



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Page Modified: 31 July 2022