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Newton in Newton County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Newton County Courthouse

 
 
Newton County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, January 12, 2019
1. Newton County Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  This Courthouse was preceded by one built in Burkeville in 1848, and another erected on this public square in 1853. It is a Second Empire style edifice, with an unusual truncated clock tower, mansard roof, and corner quoins, built in 1902-03 by contractors Martin & Moody of Comanche; from brick made on nearby Caney Creek. The interior was altered in 1910 and 1925, and the jail added in 1936. Restored in 1972-73.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1974

 
Erected 1974 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 11121.)
 
Location. 30° 50.878′ N, 93° 45.633′ W. Marker is in Newton, Texas, in Newton County. Marker is on Court Street (U.S. 190), on the right when traveling east. Marker is located next to the courthouses' north entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 115 Court Street, Newton TX 75966, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Town of Newton (within shouting distance of this marker); Newton County Pre-War Maneuvers (within shouting distance of this marker);
Newton County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, January 12, 2019
2. Newton County Courthouse
William Blewett (within shouting distance of this marker); W. H. Ford Male & Female College (within shouting distance of this marker); Newton Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Autrey-Williams House (approx. half a mile away); Woods Park (approx. 0.9 miles away); Historic Roadside Park (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newton.
 
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Newton County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, January 12, 2019
3. Newton County Courthouse
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 15, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 14, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 61 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 15, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.
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