Chicot County


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Chicot County, Arkansas

108 Main St County Courthouse
Lake Village, AR 71653
Phone: (870) 265-8000
Fax: (870) 265-8018

In southeastern corner of AR; organized Oct 25, 1823 (prior to statehood) from Arkansas County. Name Origin: For Point Chicot on the Mississippi River; chicot in French means 'stump,' referring to navigational difficulties there.

Area (sq mi):: 690.88 (land 644.03; water 46.86) Population per square mile: 20.20
Population 2005: 13,027 State rank: 57 Population change: 2000-20005 -7.70%; 1990-2000 -10.20% Population 2000: 14,117 (White 42.40%; Black or African American 54.00%; Hispanic or Latino 2.90%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 2.30%. Median age: 36.20
Income 2000: per capita $12,825; median household $22,024; Population below poverty level: 28.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,164-$19,526
Unemployment (2004): 11.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 19.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 24.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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have formed a joint venture to build and operate a combination biodiesel production and soybean oil crush facility at the Port of Yellow Bend on the Mississippi River, just east of McGehee in Chicot County.
Another 1,294 acres near Lake Village in Chicot County, Arkansas, will be offered in tracts of 634 acres and 640 acres.
In collaboration with Connect Arkansas e-Community Strategies program and the Information Network of Arkansas, Chicot County officially launched a new county website http://chicotcounty.
CHICOT COUNTY * (n = 1): Mississippi River at NM 512 along dike.
She was born March 27, 1937, in Chicot County, Ark.
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They include 1,287 acres in Chicot County, Arkansas, 1,152 acres in Catahoula Parish, Louisiana, and 2,357 acres Sunflower County, Mississippi.
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Small businesses in the following counties are eligible to apply: Adams, Amite, Bolivar, Franklin, Hancock, Harrison, Humphreys, Issaquena, Jackson, Jefferson, Pearl River, Sharkey, Stone, Sunflower Washington and Wilkinson in the State of Mississippi; Chicot County in the State of Arkansas; and Parishes of Concordia, East Feliciana, Saint Tammany, Tensas and West Feliciana in the State of Louisiana.
Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDLs) are also available to small businesses and most private, non-profit organizations of all sizes unable to pay bills or meet operating expenses because of the disaster in the following counties: Amite, Bolivar, Franklin, Humphreys, Issaquena, Jackson, Jefferson, Pearl River, Sharkey, Stone and Sunflower in the State of Mississippi; Chicot County in the State of Arkansas; and Parishes of Concordia, East Feliciana, Saint Tammany, Tensas and West Feliciana in the State of Louisiana.
The resurgence of Main Street in this Chicot County seat started with the city's renovation of the historic Tushek Building and grew to encompass the entire Main Street corridor.
Chicot is a rural critical access facility serving Chicot County residents.