Arkansas County

Arkansas County, Arkansas

PO Box 719
Stuttgart, AR 72160
Phone: (870) 673-7311

In east-central AR, east of Pine Bluff; original county; organized Dec 31, 1813 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the Arkansas Indians

Area (sq mi):: 1033.79 (land 988.49; water 45.30) Population per square mile: 20.30
Population 2005: 20,073 State rank: 38 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.30%; 1990-2000 -4.20% Population 2000: 20,749 (White 74.80%; Black or African American 23.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 38.70
Income 2000: per capita $16,401; median household $30,316; Population below poverty level: 17.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,572-$26,489
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 16.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 7.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Garland County Habitat for Humanity (GCHFH) is the Affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International serving the Central Arkansas county containing the city of Hot Springs.
The landfill is a Class 1 landfill located in Arkansas County near DeWitt, AR.
That deal encompassed 9,972 acres in Arkansas County and 2,390 acres in Jefferson County.
Median value of a home in Arkansas County, Arkansas; $56,800
The project was set to be the largest in the state until Entergy released the details of its 81-megawatt Arkansas County facility in April.
Southern Ambulance said it has exclusive rights to the serve the approximately 17,500 people who live in the east Arkansas county, according to its lawsuit filed in Pulaski County Circuit Court.
Along with Ellis, the ARGA Board includes: Terry Hatley, Poinsett County, John Alter, Arkansas County, Jim Cunningham, Lawrence County and Wilson Schmidt, Lawrence.
His home is across Highway 152 from Five Oaks in western Arkansas County and east of the 33,832-acre Bayou Meto Wildlife Management Area.
This week, Regions Bank has scored a nice hire: Wayland Wiggins, previously president of the Stuttgart branch of Arkansas County Bank of DeWitt.
OSCEOLA--Nucor Steel has filed a lawsuit in federal court in an attempt to block a competitor from opening a mill in a northeastern Arkansas county.
WALNUT RIDGE--An Arkansas county voted against hosting a proposed $100 million state prison that could have brought hundreds of jobs to the northeastern part of the state.
Background: Woosley grew up in Stuttgart and practiced law in and around Arkansas County for eight years, serving for a time as a deputy prosecuting attorney.

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