Garland County

Garland County, Arkansas

501 Ouachita Ave
Hot Springs, AR 71901
Phone: (501) 622-3610
Fax: (501) 624-0665
www.garlandcounty.org

In west-central AR; organized Apr 5, 1873 from Montgomery County. Name Origin: For Augustus Hill Garland (1832-99), AR governor (1874-76) and U.S. senator (1877-85)

Area (sq mi):: 734.57 (land 677.22; water 57.35) Population per square mile: 138.10
Population 2005: 93,551 State rank: 6 Population change: 2000-20005 6.20%; 1990-2000 20.00% Population 2000: 88,068 (White 87.30%; Black or African American 7.80%; Hispanic or Latino 2.60%; Asian 0.50%; Other 2.80%). Foreign born: 2.60%. Median age: 42.50
Income 2000: per capita $18,631; median household $31,724; Population below poverty level: 14.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,963-$25,497
Unemployment (2004): 5.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 21.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Hot Springs County seat (37,245)

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    16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Garland County Habitat for Humanity (Garland County Habitat) has been awarded a $35,000 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grant from Bank of the Ozarks and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas).
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    We hope that this is going to be the beginning of an incredible relationship, not just with Henderson and National Park (Community College) and the downtown community, but with all of Hot Springs and all of Garland County," said Henderson State University President Glen Jones.
    Maid said he hopes to start something similar by next spring with three Arkansas community colleges - Westark Community College in Fort Smith, Pulaski County Technical College in North Little Rock, and Garland County Community College in Hot Springs.
    Joseph's Mercy Health Center, National Park Community College, the Garland County Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee and the Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce, where he was named Man of the Year in 2008.