Newton County, Texas

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Newton County is the easternmost county in the U.S. state of Texas. In of 2000, its population was 15,072. Its county seat is Newton[1]. Newton county is named for John Newton, a veteran of the American Revolutionary War.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 940 square miles (2,433 km²), of which 933 square miles (2,416 km²) is land and 7 square miles (17 km²) (0.73%) is water.

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Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 15,072 people, 5,583 households, and 4,092 families residing in the county. The population density was 16 people per square mile (6/km²). There were 7,331 housing units at an average density of 8 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 75.84% White, 20.69% Black or African American, 0.63% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.56% from other races, and 0.98% from two or more races. 3.79% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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