Mississippi County

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Mississippi County, Arkansas

200 W Walnut St Rm 103
Blytheville, AR 72315
Phone: (870) 762-2411
Fax: (870) 838-7784

On the northeastern border of AR, north of Memphis, TN; organized Nov 1, 1883 from Crittenden County. Name Origin: For the Mississippi River, which forms its eastern border

Area (sq mi):: 919.73 (land 898.25; water 21.48) Population per square mile: 53.30
Population 2005: 47,911 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 -7.80%; 1990-2000 -9.60% Population 2000: 51,979 (White 63.60%; Black or African American 32.70%; Hispanic or Latino 2.20%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 33.10
Income 2000: per capita $13,978; median household $27,479; Population below poverty level: 23.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,376-$21,738
Unemployment (2004): 10.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -3.40% Median travel time to work: 19.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Blytheville County seat (16,868)

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    Mississippi County, Missouri

    200 n Main St
    Charleston, MO 63834
    Phone: (573) 683-2146
    Fax: (573) 683-6071

    On the southeastern border of MO, south of Cape Girardeau; established Feb 14, 1845 from Scott County. Name Origin: For its location on the Mississippi River

    Area (sq mi):: 428.91 (land 413.16; water 15.75) Population per square mile: 32.90
    Population 2005: 13,599 State rank: 74 Population change: 2000-20005 1.30%; 1990-2000 -7.00% Population 2000: 13,427 (White 77.50%; Black or African American 20.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 37.30
    Income 2000: per capita $13,038; median household $23,012; Population below poverty level: 23.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,895-$21,132
    Unemployment (2004): 7.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.60% Median travel time to work: 19.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    References in classic literature ?
    The wretched candle burns down; the woman takes its expiring end between her fingers, lights another at it, crams the guttering frying morsel deep into the candlestick, and rams it home with the new candle, as if she were loading some ill-savoured and unseemly weapon of witchcraft; the new candle in its turn burns down; and still he lies insensible.
    for the great men did not sup with the rest, but had each his own allowance in his study or the fifth-form room), cleaning candlesticks and putting in new candles, toasting cheese, bottling beer, and carrying messages about the house; and Tom, in the first blush of his hero-worship, felt it a high privilege to receive orders from and be the bearer of the supper of old Brooke.
    The Mississippi County Sheriff's office said the four women were seen last at the victim's home, Fox 13 reported.
    Contract Awarded for Replacement of Route C bridge over Lateral Ditch #4 near Dogwood in Mississippi County
    TELECOMWORLDWIRE-December 13, 2016-C Spire makes Mississippi county fiber-ready
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    Two measures are on the ballot: The first would extend a tax that benefits the Mississippi County Hospital System and split the proceeds to build a new courthouse.
    Up to 30 participants will be selected from a 60-mile radius around Arkansas Northeastern College in Mississippi County, Southeast Arkansas Community College in Union County, Southern Arkansas University Tech in Ouachita County and Mid-South Community College in Crittenden County.
    Politics of Southern equality; law and social change in a Mississippi county.
    If you drive south on State Route 102 from East Prairie, across the table-flat farmlands of Mississippi County, it's easy to pick out the boundaries of Big Oak Tree State Park.
    Apollo Health Street, a developer of world-class solutions that tackle healthcare's toughest financial and IT challenges, announced today a second agreement with Mississippi County Hospital System (MCHS) which comprises two hospitals - SMC Regional Medical Center in Osceola, AR and Great River Medical Center in Blytheville, AR.
    BLYTHEVILLE -- Mississippi County residents will go to the polls in October to vote on a new half-cent sales tax to help the county hospital system.

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