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Photograph of the Newton County, Texas Courthouse

Welcome to Newton County, Texas


To comply with the Governor's Disaster Declaration limiting in-person attendance, the Commissioners' meetings and quorums will be provided online for the public via Microsoft TEAMS.  Please click this link to view each meeting's agenda or notice, and online or phone access information.

Order Setting Second Tuesday of the Month as Regular Commissioners' Court session.

JNCPHD WIC Office Openings and Services

Newton Food Share Phone Number:  409-379-8765.

Last week, the Texas General Land Office (GLO ) announced the Homeowner Assistance Program (HAP) office location for the area. The location and hours of the office has been posted in advance of the application intake period for homeowners affected by Harvey. (Additional satellite offices and application intake locations will be announced in the future.)


HAP helps homeowners affected by Hurricane Harvey repair and rebuild their homes. Applicants are potentially eligible for assistance if they owned their home, it was damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Harvey, and it was their primary residence, among other eligibility factors.The applications are scheduled to be released for the Deep East Texas Region beginning the week of December 3rd.Applicants will be considered for award on a first-come, first-serve basis, according to the priorities outlined in the Regional Housing Guidelines .

Once the application period begins, there will be three easy ways for homeowners to apply:


  1. Submit an application online(application will be made available at( recovery.texas.gov )
  2. Download a paper application and mail to or drop off at a regional office (application will be made available at recovery.texas.gov )
  3. Visit a homeowner assistance program regional office for an application and assistance with the application process.

To prepare for the application being released next week, applicants should review the Homeowner Assistance Program Checklist and have all applicable documents ready. For more information, potential applicants can visit http://recovery.texas.gov/hap .

Office Location:Jasper Homeowner Assistance Center

710 S. Wheeler Street
Jasper, Texas 75951
(Located in the Town and Country Plaza shopping center, directly across the street from the Valero)

Hours:   Monday-Friday 9 a.m - 5 p.m.

Disaster Relief Information
For Information about REBUILDING or RESTORING flood damaged homes, please contact

Floodplain Administrator:       

Judge Ronald Cochran

Floodplain Office:                    (409) 379-5691
                                                110 E. Court Street, Room 125
                                                Newton, TX.  75966

Mailing Address:                     P.O. Box 1380
                                               Newton, TX.  75966 

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We will return your call as quickly as possible. 

Special arrangements will be made to meet ADA accommodations.



Pct 1 Commissioner Danny Bentsen

Old Field

211 Co Rd 4100

                Kirbyville, TX  75956

                Tuesday and Saturday 9 AM to 5 PM


Pct 2      Commissioner Phillip White


860 Co Rd 1087

                Wiergate, TX  75977

                Wednesday and Saturday 11 AM to 5 PM


Pct 3      Commissioner Gary Fomby

                Bon Wier

                231 Co Rd 4575

                Bon Wier, TX  75928

                Sunday and Wednesday 9 AM to 4:30 PM



                4510 FM 692

                Burkeville, TX  75932

                Tuesday and Saturday 12 PM to 6 PM


                Toledo Bend

                9550 RR 255 E

                Burkeville, TX  75932

                Wednesday 12 PM to 6 PM

  and Sunday 1 PM to 5 PM


Pct 4      Commissioner Leanord Powell, Jr.


                2175 Co Rd 4123

                Deweyville, TX  77614

                Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday 9 AM to 5 PM

Recycling Information
**Recycling trailers are temporarily unavailable**

Recycling Trailers


Trout Creek VFD
Tuesday -- 9am - 4pm

Precinct 1 County Barn in Bleakwood 
Thursday -- 9am - 4pm

City of Newton
Across from the Courthouse @ the old Phillip Station
Friday, Saturday & Sunday -- All Day

Toledo Village Area
near the VFW hall
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

across from the Cade Building
Friday, Saturday and Sunday