Missouri Newton County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Newton County, Missouri. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Missouri Newton County.

Street Address: 201 West Spring Street, Neosho, MO 64850
Phone Number: (417) 451-4231 Newton 198,858 94,004

Street Address: 201 W. Spring ST., Neosho, MO 64850
Phone Number: (417) 451-4231 Newton N/A N/A

Street Address: 1220 Cherokee ST., Seneca, MO 64865
Phone Number: (417) 776-2705 Newton N/A N/A

Overview of Newton County, Missouri

Newton County is a county located in the state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 52,636. Its county seat is Neosho.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,623 km² (627 mi²). 1,622 km² (626 mi²) of it is land and 1 km² (0 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.04% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Jasper County (north)
  • Lawrence County (northeast)
  • Barry County (southeast)
  • McDonald County (south)
  • Ottawa County, Oklahoma (west)
  • Cherokee County, Kansas (northwest)


As of the census of 2000, there are 52,636 people, 20,140 households, and 14,742 families residing in the county. The population density is 32/km² (84/mi²). There are 21,897 housing units at an average density of 14/km² (35/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 93.26% White, 0.59% Black or African American, 2.23% Native American, 0.32% Asian, 0.28% Pacific Islander, 1.12% from other races, and 2.20% from two or more races. 2.18% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 20,140 households out of which 33.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.50% are married couples living together, 8.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.80% are non-families. 22.70% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.57 and the average family size is 3.00.

In the county the population is spread out with 26.30% under the age of 18, 8.70% from 18 to 24, 27.10% from 25 to 44, 23.80% from 45 to 64, and 14.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 95.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $35,041, and the median income for a family is $40,616. Males have a median income of $30,057 versus $21,380 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,502. 11.60% of the population and 8.10% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 14.20% of those under the age of 18 and 9.50% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Newton County, Missouri has the following cities and towns:

  • Cliff Village
  • Dennis Acres
  • Diamond
  • Fairview
  • Granby
  • Grand Falls Plaza
  • Joplin
  • Leawood
  • Loma Linda
  • Neosho
  • Newtonia
  • Redings Mill
  • Ritchey
  • Saginaw
  • Seneca
  • Shoal Creek Drive
  • Shoal Creek Estates
  • Silver Creek
  • Stark City
  • Stella
  • Tipton Ford
  • Wentworth

Map of Newton County Missouri