Searcy County

Searcy County, Arkansas

PO Box 998
Marshall, AR 72650
Phone: (870) 448-3807
Fax: (870) 448-5005

In north-central AR; first established Nov 3, 1835; name changed to Marion in 1836, then in 1838 a new Searcy County was formed from Marion County. Name Origin: For Richard Searcy (1796-1832), lawyer, jurist, and legislator

Area (sq mi):: 668.51 (land 667.15; water 1.36) Population per square mile: 11.90
Population 2005: 7,969 State rank: 74 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.50%; 1990-2000 5.40% Population 2000: 8,261 (White 96.80%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 42.30
Income 2000: per capita $12,536; median household $21,397; Population below poverty level: 23.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,032-$16,793
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 32.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 33.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The Searcy County Regional Water District is demanding an impoundment on Bear Creek--a major tributary to the Buffalo River and an important contributor to its free-flowing nature--to provide water for industrial development and an alternative water source to some public wells that are tainted with radium.
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Marshall is the county seat and largest community in Searcy County.
Education: A native of Searcy County who graduated from high school at Leslie, Ragland received his bachelor's degree in
Marshall and Searcy County comprise a vital growth market for Bank of the Ozarks, as do Harrison and Boone County to the northwest," said George Gleason, chairman and chief executive officer of Bank of the Ozarks.
The group of residents in the Searcy County community of about 1,300 said Kevin Elliott should have given up his $36,000-a-year job as head of the city's water department when he took office in January.
The 10-acre wooded property is about a mile east of the Welcome Home community in southeastern Searcy County.