Welcome to Newton County, Texas

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Bay Springs Cemetery At the end of dirt road due south of Week's community
Belgrade Cemetery Located off FM 1416 between Bon Weir and Sandjack.
Big Spring Cemetery Located on dirt road parallel to Highway 190, west of Newton about 50' off the road in underbrush.
Biloxi Evergreen Cemetery Located off FM 2460.
Bleakwood Cemetery 1 mi. N of Bleakwood on SH 87
Bonner Cemetery From Burkeville take SH 63 E to FM 2991 then 4 mi. S, just past Spears Methodist on FM 2991
Boyd Cemetery SH 87 to CR 4102, past CR 4106 and CR 4104, continue on CR 4102 for 3.6 miles, watch Y intersections, stay Rt approx 3600 CR 4102.
Burkeville Cemetery Located in Burkeville
Call Cemetery Call City [white] and Call Community [AA]
Cedar Grove Cemetery On east side of Highway 1414, south of junctions with Highway 2991.
Cobb Cemetery aka Wells South of Old Beef Trail on a fading road leading to cemetery
Colville Cemetery  
Davis Cemetery Fawil community off FM 363.
Deweyville Cemetery Deweyville
Deweyville Cemetery AA Deweyville
Dickerson Cemetery Burkeville
Dougherty, George Cemetery SH 190, to 112 CR 2000. Approx 2.9 miles S of CR 4025, near water tanks at Bon Wier VFW, 0.3 miles to lane to left, continue 0.7 mile.
Eddie Gatson Cemetery Near Indian Hills community at Union Church
Farr's Chapel Cemetery Burkeville
Farrsville Cemetery aka Hines  From Wiergate proceed west on SH 63. Go 6 miles and turn right on CR 1052. Go .5 mile and turn left on CR 1053. Farrsville Cemetery is located on the immediate left.
Ford  Cemetery From Newton take US 190 E about 6.5 mi to Ford Chapel Rd. Then 1 mi N on road to chapel 2 cemetery
Garlington Cemetery Mayfield
Grennger aka Greniger Cemetery  
Gooch Family Cemetery SH 190 to CR 4002 for 2.6 miles to Wilson Chapel Cemetery, then R on CR 4003 to T intersection with CR 4002 and CR 4004
Griggs Cemetery At Stringtown on Highway 1414, marked on highway, approx. 1/3/ mile north.
Gunter Cemetery From intersection of SR255 and SR692 (in/near Toledo Village), travel southwest on SR692 4.1 miles; turn left / southeast on unnamed dirt road, travel south 50 ft.; cemetery on left
Hardy Cemetery  AKA Hardy Atwell Weeks In northwestern Newton County at the intersection of Recreation Road 255 and CR 1067 (Week's Chapel Rd). Travel south on CR 1067 to junction with CR 1051, turn east. Cross over Big Cow Creek and turn right at next road (CR 1350). Veer left to cemetery (.2 mile)
Herbert Smith Cemetery SH 63 N on SH 87 for 5.1 miles to crossroads, turn R thru bar gate, continue for 2.1 mile, keep left to sandy road to R. Then 01 mile to Y, stay R.
Herrin, Bob Cemetery  
Herrin, Sam Cemetery AKA Fawil Sam Herrin Cemetery
Hines Cemetery aka Farrsville North of Highway 63 on dirt road across from abandoned church.
Howell Cemetery FM 3017, middle of 3 gates at Rattlesnake Ranch, wooded area adjacent to huge timber clearcut area
Hughes Cemetery AKA "Hoot Hughes" Cemetery. On south side of Highway 363 about 1/4 mile east of Bon Wier. Not to be confused with other Hughes Cemetery whose name was changed to Old Settlers Cemetery.
Hughes Cemetery AKA Old Settlers Cemetery - Fawill
Inman Cemetery Take CR 4075 southeast out of Bon Wier for 1.8 miles. Cemetery is on the right side of road
Irvine Cemetery AKA Wilson Chapel Cemetery; On private land 5 mi S of Newton, off Loop 505
Jim Shankle Cemetery 3 miles west of Burkeville on FM 1415
J. J. Wood Cemetery US 87 to CR 2939 for 0.5 miles to residence, then cemetery in fenced area on highway by house. Grass access lane, site visible from road.
King Cemetery Hartburg
Laurel Sudduth Bluff Cemetery  
Lewis Chapel Cemetery Bleakwood
Liberty Community Cemetery Located west of Highway 87 on dirt road approximately 1/4 mile.  Sign located on highway at dirt road.
Mattox Cemetery East side of Highway 87 at the Mayflower community.
McFarland-Wilson Cemetery AKA Wilson Cemetery - Bleakwood
McMahon Cemetery Highway 87, south of Yellow Bayou and east of highway about 150 ft.
Mill Creek Cemetery AKA Old Mill Creek Cemetery; Contact: Jane Keppler for lookup.
Mitchell Cemetery Adjoins Toledo Bend Cemetery
Newton City Cemetery North on SH 87, right on Hardy St to cemetery.
Odom Cemetery AKA Sand Ridge Cemetery
Pine Hill Cemetery Near Newton-Sabine county line on a dirt road which is rapidly disappearing.
Pine Hill Cemetery South of Jamestown and west of 1012 approximately 300 feet on a slight hill.  Not to be confused with other Pine Hill Cemetery.
Pleasant Grove Cemetery Spelled Plesant Grove on gate; Located adjoining an old abandoned church/school astride Jasper-Newton County line.  Not to be confused with Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Pleasant Hill Cemetery North of Highway 63 on dirt road near Farrsville.
Quicksand Cemetery aka West Bethlehem
Rogers Cemetery Located north of Old Beef Trail and west of Highway 87 near Mayflower community.
Saint Johns Cemetery At the end of a rough, abandoned road north of Grigg's Cemetery
Sand Ridge Cemetery AKA Odom Cemetery Located on north of Hwy 363 at end of County Road 4045 in the Lewis Chapel/Wolf Den Community.
Scott Cemetery Highway 692 North of Burkeville adjacent to lake on west side of Highway.
Shankle, Jim Cemetery 3 miles west of Burkeville on FM 1415
Shankleville Cemetery aka Mt. Zion Opposite of Jim Shankle Cemetery.
Sheppard Cemetery From the intersection of Highway 87 and 12, go north 4.9 miles on Highway 87 and take a left on county road 3870. Go west 1.7 miles to a dirt road on the right. Turn right and go 2.8 miles until you come to another dirt road on the right. Turn right and go 1.2 miles
until the road dead ends in front of a house. The cemetery is on the right.; Private property; Name at gate spells it Sheppard
Simmons Cemetery About 150 feet west of dirt road off Highway 87.
Smith, Herbert Cemetery SH 63 N on SH 87 for 5.1 miles to crossroads, turn R thru bar gate, continue for 2.1 mile, keep left to sandy road to R. Then 01 mile to Y, stay R.
Spears Chapel Cemetery East of Highway 2991.
L.M Stark Family Cemetery  
Stephenson Cemetery This cemetery is located on hwy 87 on the left, down a small dirt
road with a pipe gate, aprox 5 miles north of hwy 12 in the community
of Deweyville, Texas in Newton County. This is a small family cemetery
Swift Cemetery Old Salem
Sycamore Cemetery Take Hwy 63 East from Burkeville, turn left on CR 2110, then right on CR 2111.  The old church / school is still standing and and is well maintained by the association.
Tanner Cemetery On dirt road east off Highway 1414 in Burkesville
Toledo Bend Cemetery North side of Highway 255. Graves moved to Scott and Mitchell Cemeteries .  Eight of the graves were moved to Scott and the balance to Mitchell.
Trout Creek Cemetery To get to Trout Creek Cemetery, from 1-10 East, take Hwy 12 exit in Vidor, TX.
Travel approximately 10 miles to Hwy 87 and take a left. Travel 30 miles to
1004 and exit. The cemetery is the first gate on the left.
Union Baptist Church Cemetery on dirt road south of Highway 1414 and east of Stringtown.
Watson Chapel Cemetery Bleakwood Texas
Weaver Cemetery  
Weeks Chapel Cemetery On dirt road near Newton-Jasper county line just west of Hardy Cemetery.
Wells Cemetery South of Old Beef Trail on a fading road leading to cemetery; AKA Cobb Cemetery
West Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery aka Quicksand Cemetery 1/4 miles off Highway 2626 on dirt road east of Quicksand Creek.
Whitman Cemetery  
Wilkinson Cemetery West of Pine Grove community on dirt road off Highway 87 south of Newton.
Wilson Chapel Cemetery AKA Irvine/Woods Cemetery. About 4 miles south of Newton at the intersection of CR 4002 & 4004
Wilson-McFarland Cemetery AKA Wilson Cemetery - Bleakwood
Wood, J. J.  Cemetery US 87 to CR 2939 for 0.5 miles to residence, then cemetery in fenced area on highway by house. Grass access lane, site visible from road.
Woods Cemetery From intersection of SH63 and FM1414 (in/near Burkeville), travel southeast on FM1414 2.2 miles; cemetery on left
Wright Cemetery  
Youngblood Cemetery AKA Perego Cemetery. From intersection of US190 and FM1410 (west of Newton), travel west on US190 1.3 miles; turn left /west at bend (cemetery sight) on CR3004, travel west 2.0 miles; turn right / north on unnamed dirt road (cemetery sign); travel north .1 miles; cemetery ahead / north
Unnamed East of Highway 87 and west of the the Irvine/Woods Cemetery

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