The county seat of Newton County, Mississippi, is Decatur. The county population on July 1, 1999, was 21,741, an increase of 1,450 over the 1990 census.
For information on county government, contact the National Association of Counties Web site.
Additional information is available at these pages:
Other Mississippi Counties nearby:
(Liberty) Amite County
(Quitman) Clarke County
(Bay Springs) Jasper County
(Meridian) Lauderdale County
(Canton) Madison County
(Philadelphia) Neshoba County
12/02 Coming to The Decatur area
World Catfish Festival Belzoni MS April6 This whiskers and fin festival held every April celebrates the world's largest catfish fry. Bands ranging from Gospel, Country, to Rock-n-Roll and Blues! Free Kids Zone!
Kentuck Festival of the Arts Northport AL October19-20 Nationally and internationally acclaimed folk artists,
270+ folk, visionary, and contemporary artists and expert craftspeople presenting their work to you,
free hands-on art-making for children in Kentuck for Kids and throughout the park,
interactive live demonstrations by expert craftspeople—basketmakers, blacksmiths, woodworkers, traditional potters, fiber and fabric artists, quilters, jewelers, and a glassblower,
live music and story-telling, food and fellowship.