Newton County shut down it's jail July 1, 2009 .The old jail was over 100 years old and was in constant operation until it's closing this year.
The people of Newton County passed a bond issue in November of 2008 authorizing the construction of a new facility. Construction has begun.
Presently all prisoners are being housed out of county in other facilities.
Please call the jail. It varies by where the inmate is placed.