The Newton County Historical and Genealogical Society was organized in March 2002 for the two-fold purpose of: The procurement and preservation of such historical items and genealogical information considered important to an understanding of Newton County, Mississippi and its people. Educating the public of the history of Newton County, Mississippi, and its people through tours, publications, workshops, and the media.

Address: 15309 Highway 15; Decatur, MS 39327
Phone: (601) 683-3270
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Director – Dorothy Turnage,