The county of Newton is located in and was founded in 1846. There are 14,445 residents in Newton who have access to courthouses in Burkeville, Deweyville, Newton, Wiergate. 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. is part of the 5th federal circuit court as well.
There are 1,023 residents in Deweyville, which is 11.3 square miles and 20ft above sea level.
There are 2,478 residents in Newton, which is 5.5 square miles and 194ft above sea level. It was settled in ] and is governed by a local government.