Ashley County

Ashley County, Arkansas

205 E Jefferson St Box 5
Hamburg, AR 71646
Phone: (870) 853-2020
Fax: (870) 853-2082

On southern border of AR; organized Nov 30, 1848 from Union and Drew counties. Name Origin: For Chester Ashley (1790-1848), U.S. senator from AR (1844-48)

Area (sq mi):: 939.08 (land 921.15; water 17.93) Population per square mile: 25.20
Population 2005: 23,178 State rank: 32 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.30%; 1990-2000 -0.50% Population 2000: 24,209 (White 69.00%; Black or African American 27.10%; Hispanic or Latino 3.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.90%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 36.20
Income 2000: per capita $15,702; median household $31,758; Population below poverty level: 17.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,058-$22,884
Unemployment (2004): 9.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 18.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Investigator Mark Griever of the Ashley County sheriff's office says two tractors were stolen from the farm in Hamburg, about 110 miles southeast of Little Rock.
Ashley County Medical Center Adds Onsite MRI Scanner
Amblyomma maculatum was initially thought to reside within 160 km of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts (Bishop & Hixson 1936), but it has been found in 18 eastern counties of Oklahoma (Semtner & Hair 1973) and in Washington County and Ashley County in northwest Arkansas (Lancaster 1973).
on 22 March, when they already were present on the Ashley County side of the river.
However, G-P announced the temporary closing of one of its plywood plants in Ashley County, AR.
The Ashley County, Arkansas, Ledger reported that people in their county hosted some of the hurricane's refugees, and two of the local churches in the area (Promise Land Missionary Baptist Church and Calvary Baptist Church) offered to house a total of 75 people.
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Mainline was founded in Portland (Ashley County) in 1978 and is now headquartered in Dermott (Chicot County).
Have you heard that HomeBank of Arkansas, the tiny bank based in Ashley County, has backed out of its plan to bank marijuana-related businesses?
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