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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Ashley County Medical Center is the first hospital in the United States to install Carestreams new DRX-Excel Plus radiography/fluoroscopy (R/F) system.
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.
But Ashley County, Arkansas, and the Georgia-Pacific Corporation think they have a better use of this material.
Ashley County Medical Center in Crossett paid $318,615 to American Cleaning Systems of Crossett for cleaning services in the fiscal year that ended Sept.
This is an important differentiator, according to the Director of Radiology at Ashley County Medical Center in Crossett, Arkansas that serves one of the largest counties in the state.
Notes: Bids will be received by the West Ashley County Water Association at the offices of Crossett Water Utilities 1100 Water Well Road, Crossett, AR 71635.
First National of Crossett, chartered in 1903, has $145 million in total assets and 41 employees in four offices, all in Ashley County.
Ashley County is requesting written proposals from interested entities for the provision of Ambulance Service to the portion of Ashley County not presently served by the Crossett Ambulance Service.
In Ashley County, Georgia-Pacific has partnered with the University of Arkansas at Monticello College of Technology-Crossett on a pilot apprentice-style program to develop the workers that GP needs but has had trouble finding.