Izard County

Izard County, Arkansas

PO Box 95
Melbourne, AR 72556
Phone: (870) 368-4316
Fax: (870) 368-4748

In north-central AR; organized Oct 27, 1825 (prior to statehood) from Independence County. Name Origin: For George Izard (1777-1828), general in the War of 1812 and governor of Arkansas Territory (1825-28)

Area (sq mi):: 584.02 (land 580.68; water 3.34) Population per square mile: 23.10
Population 2005: 13,430 State rank: 55 Population change: 2000-20005 1.40%; 1990-2000 16.60% Population 2000: 13,249 (White 95.90%; Black or African American 1.40%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.00%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 42.60
Income 2000: per capita $14,397; median household $25,670; Population below poverty level: 17.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,083-$18,926
Unemployment (2004): 6.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 26.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The specimens from Izard County were collected under rocks in damp, cedar-glade habitat above bluffs overlooking the White River.
The plant, located in Izard County, AR, has 48 employees.
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It has also been discovered on one dolomite glade in Izard County, Arkansas.
Unfortunately, the diagnostic posterior end of the worm was unavailable, but the worm was similar in color (reddish brown), relative thickness, and overall appearance to a female horsehair worm with an unlobed posterior discovered entwined with an elongate egg mass on the previous day in the Strawberry River at Highway 289, Izard County, Arkansas.
The Company also entered into a joint venture relationship with Community Medical Center of Izard County, a 25-bed critical access hospital located in Calico Rock, Arkansas, to provide home health and hospice services.
During 3 March 2007-10 February 2008, we inserted radio transmitters into 72 Ozark pocket gophers, Geomys bursarius ozarkensis, in Izard County, Arkansas.
An Izard County woman who expected $100,000 in life insurance benefits after her husband died in 2011 ended up with a check for $54.
86 Medical Center Clinic of Izard County $9,772,153
AET was still providing emergency medical services in Izard County and Jacksonville until SPS picked up the equipment and hired 18 of AET's employees last October, Duncan said.
It looks like the Sylamore Valley Water Association in Izard County has sprung a leak.