A brand new history of Newton County with information never before printed as well as selected familiar information. The birth of Newton County is placed in perspective by relating its birth to significant national and state events happening in the same time period. The book deals with Neosho, Seneca, and Granby; contributions made by its black citizens; important businesses and industries; Camp Crowder and the impact of wars on Newton County citizens; law enforcement; hospitals and doctors; and caves and springs of the county. Interviews, archive research, and personal letters provide fresh insights with never-before-published information. Combining new information with unique insights into familiar historical information, this book is a valuable addition to the historical sources dealing with Newton County.