The county of Newton is located in Arkansas and was founded in 1842. There are 7,936 residents in Newton who have access to courthouses in Jasper. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Arkansas is part of the 8th federal circuit court as well.
There are 466 residents in Jasper, which is 0.6 square miles and 846ft above sea level.