Basic information about the Newton County
The Newton County is located in the state of Mississippi. This county occupies 580 square miles, with 2 square miles being water areas. There are 21.720 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Newton County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (63.23%), followed by Black or African American (30.23%) and American Indian and Alaska Native (5.03%). There are 8.214 households in the county, while 70,64% of them are family households and 29,36% represent non family households. There are 7 cities and towns in Newton County. The most populated city is Newton city and the smallest town or village is Lake town.