Lookup Public Records in Newton CountyMississippi. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Newton County Overview

Newton County, established in 1836 and named for Sir Isaac Newton is in Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the county had a population of 21,720. The county seat is Decatur; however, the largest community is Union. Newton County is adjacent to Jasper County, which was named for Sgt. William Jasper, a Revolutionary War hero of the Siege of Savannah in 1779. Sgt. John Newton had a very similar history. Early in the 1800s, many places were named for these men. At least four other states, Georgia, Indiana, Missouri and Texas, have adjacent Jasper and Newton Counties. At least two states, Illinois and Iowa, have Newton as the county seat of Jasper County. In Arkansas, Jasper is the county seat of Newton County. The frequency of occurrence of these names in juxtaposition shows that the stories of Sgts. Jasper and Newton were widely known and associated with each other at the time these counties were named. Newton county, MS is made up of 578 square miles of land, plus two square miles of water. Neighbor counties are: Neshoba to the north, Lauderdale to the east, Jasper to the south and Scott to the west. The county is also home to a portion of nationally protected Brenville National Forest. Of the 11 zip codes utilized in the county, 39345 is the most populous.

Newton County Clerk Information

Mike Butler, Circuit Clerk
P.O. Box 447
Decatur, MS 39327
(601) 635-2368

Newton County Records

May Bender, Tax Assessor/Collector
92 W Broad St., First Floor
P.O. Box 7
Decatur, MS 39327
(601) 635-2517

Assessments and values, tax exempt property, tax credits and exemptions:

George T. Hayes, Jr., Chancery Clerk
P.O. Box 68
Decatur, MS 39327
(601) 635-2367
(601) 635-3370

Land records, deeds, fee schedules, plats and surveys, maps, passports, tax liens, easements and condemnations:

Pay property taxes and forms:

Newton County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Newton County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
State Law:Marriage – Title 93, Ch. 1
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Newton County Marriage License
Location:92 Broad St, Decatur, Mississippi, 39327
Phone:601-635-2368

Newton County Chancery Clerk’s Office

Address: 92 W Broad St, Decatur, MS 39327, United States
Phone: 601-635-2367

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