Faulkner County

Faulkner County, Arkansas

801 Locust St
Conway, AR 72034
Phone: (501) 450-4909
Fax: (501) 450-4938

In central AR, north of Little Rock; organized Apr 12, 1873 from Pulaski County. Name Origin: Said to be for Sanford C. Faulkner, who wrote "The Arkansas Traveler," the state song. Other Faulkner family names occur in the area

Area (sq mi):: 664.01 (land 647.38; water 16.63) Population per square mile: 150.10
Population 2005: 97,147 State rank: 5 Population change: 2000-20005 12.90%; 1990-2000 43.30% Population 2000: 86,014 (White 87.40%; Black or African American 8.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.80%; Asian 0.70%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 1.70%. Median age: 31.00
Income 2000: per capita $17,988; median household $38,204; Population below poverty level: 12.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,470-$24,370
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 24.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Conway County seat (50,358)

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    Faulkner County has 207 doctors, according to the Arkansas State Medical Board, of which 194 are medical doctors and 13 are osteopaths.
    In coordination with the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management, the Disaster Recovery Center in Faulkner County at the McGee Center, 3800 College Ave.
    Faulkner County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Matt Rice told the Log Cabin Democrat that they received a report of a man with a gunshot wound who sought treatment at a nearby medical facility.
    County Judge Jim Baker was named chairman of the Faulkner County Solid Waste Management District board.
    After the tornadoes touched down, I immediately approved a major disaster declaration to make sure every federal resource was available to help folks in Faulkner County and other areas affected by the tornadoes.
    Arkansas was the hardest hit, with at least 10 people dead in central Faulkner County and four more across the state, for the first reported fatalities of this year's U.
    A spokesman for the Faulkner County Sheriff's office had said there was a "mass casualty situation", and the number of injured was reported to be numerous.
    Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- An independent study co-published by the Faulkner County Citizens Advisory Group and Global Community Monitor revealed that, in the aftermath of ExxonMobil's Pegasus tar sands pipeline spill of over 500,000 gallons of diluted bitumen (dilbit) into Mayflower, AR, air quality in the area surrounding the spill has been affected by high levels of cancer-causing chemicals.
    The Show, which was held at Faulkner County Library, included paintings, drawings, sculptures and more from young local artists.
    First, three months in the Faulkner County Detention Center in Arkansas, in a unit built for ten and holding twice that number.
    On January 9, 1995, in Wal-Mart's appeal to the Faulkner County Chancery Court, the Supreme Court of Arkansas voted four to three to reverse Judge Reynolds' ruling.