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Welcome to the Newton County Historical Society website! We are a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of Newton County Missouri history and historical items. We are updating our research databases with information for historians, genealogists, students and the general public. We thank our friends at this organization, a well known water pipe company, for their generous support. Please make sure to check back periodically to see new updates to our site.

Please click on the buttons below this text to see more information on our organization's upcoming events, and resources available to researchers.

The links below will take you to sights related to Newton County past and present.

Newtonia Battlefield

Another site on the Civil War Discovery Trail.

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Jolly Mill

Capps Creek is a small stream fishery in Southwest Missouri- with Trout!

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Neosho National Fish Hatchery

The Neosho NFH is the oldest operating federal fish hatchery in the United States.

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Roots Web

The US Generation Web Project.

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Mac County

The McDonald County Historical Society and the McDonald County Museum.

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NC Library Genealogy

The Genealogy/Local History Room is open to the public during regular library hours.

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Chamber of Commerce

The Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit, voluntary organization of the business community.

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Crowder College

Our local, two-year community college.

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GWC National Monument

Nature and nurture ultimately influenced George Washington Carver on his quest for education to becoming "the Peanut Man."

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National Register

A registry on the national places in Newton County.

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1920 Federal Census

Put your name into's database and see what comes up.

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Where is Newton County?

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