Ouachita County

Ouachita County, Arkansas

PO Box 644
Camden, AR 71711
Phone: (870) 837-2210
Fax: (870) 837-2218

In south-central AR; organized Nov 29, 1842 from Clark County. Name Origin: For the Ouachita River, which runs through the county

Area (sq mi):: 739.63 (land 732.45; water 7.18) Population per square mile: 37.00
Population 2005: 27,102 State rank: 24 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.90%; 1990-2000 -5.80% Population 2000: 28,790 (White 59.40%; Black or African American 38.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 38.70
Income 2000: per capita $15,118; median household $29,341; Population below poverty level: 19.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,264-$21,059
Unemployment (2004): 7.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.60% Median travel time to work: 21.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Camden County seat (12,342)

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    Major organization : OUACHITA COUNTY JUDGE~S OFFICE
    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.
    For a few years now, it's been a challenge to do long-range strategic planning that in my early days in health care was a given," said Peggy Abbott, the president and CEO of the 98-bed Ouachita County Medical Center in Camden.
    I like the idea that things I worked on will be here 100 years from now," said Rogers, who grew up in Ouachita County.
    Notes: Clark Contractors, LLC will be accepting sealed bids for the above referenced project on behalf of the Owner by no later than 12:00 PM on April 28, 2016 at Ouachita County Medical Center Administrative Offices (623 California Ave SW, Camden, AR 71701) and read aloud.
    Tidwell said Judge Spencer Singleton of the Probate Division of Ouachita County Circuit Court had ruled in April that the seized assets should be returned to the estate.
    Flooding from the Ouachita River in May 2015 resulted in streambank erosion along the foot of Tates Bluff Bridge in Ouachita County, threatening the structure.