Welcome to Newton County

The original Newton County was formed by statute on February 7, 1835, and was a roughly square area some 30 miles on a side, encompassing what is now the northern half of the county, the northern half of Jasper County, and a large section to the north. The northern border was cut back to the Kankakee River on February 1, 1836, with all land north of the Kankakee River going to Lake and Porter counties. The county was abolished and combined with Jasper County in 1839. On December 8, 1859, the county was re-created and the borders were redrawn to essentially their current state. Read more...

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98th Newton County Pun'kin Vine Fair

Live in Concert: Chris Lane with special guest William Michael Morgan!

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201 N 3rd St
Kentland, IN 47951
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  • Phone: (888) 663-9866
  • Office Hours:
    Monday-Friday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm