Newton County, Missouri

related topics
{household, population, female}
{county, mile, population}
{line, north, south}

Newton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. It is included in the Joplin, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 52,636 at the 2000 census. The county was organized in 1838 and named for John Newton, hero of the Revolutionary War. Its county seat is Neosho.[1]



According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 627 square miles (1,623 km²), of which, 626 square miles (1,622 km²) of it is land and 0 square miles (1 km²) of it (0.04%) is water.

Adjacent counties



Total lake area: 2,573 acres (10.4 km2)

  • Newtonia Lake
  • Thurman Lake

Rivers and creeks

Total river area: 361 acres (1.5 km2); length: 70 miles (110 km)

  • Baynham Branch
  • Buffalo Creek
  • Center Creek
  • Clear Creek
  • Dry Valley Branch
  • Elm Spring Creek
  • Five Mile Creek
  • Harrison Creek
  • Hickory Creek
  • Clear Creek

Full article ▸

related documents
Dallas County, Arkansas
Carroll County, Kentucky
Newberry County, South Carolina
Somerset County, Maine
Henderson County, Tennessee
Grundy County, Tennessee
Hinds County, Mississippi
Leake County, Mississippi
Jackson County, Mississippi
Scott County, Tennessee
Craig County, Virginia
Union County, Illinois
Johnson County, Tennessee
Cleveland County, Oklahoma
Hood County, Texas
Franklin County, Maine
Simpson County, Mississippi
Beaverhead County, Montana
Faulkner County, Arkansas
Madison County, Georgia
Decatur County, Tennessee
Potter County, Texas
Claiborne County, Tennessee
Cheatham County, Tennessee
Richland County, Montana
Jackson County, Ohio
Halifax County, Virginia
Lincoln County, Missouri
Wood County, West Virginia
Mercer County, Missouri