Crittenden County

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Crittenden County, Arkansas

100 Court St County Courthouse
Marion, AR 72364
Phone: (870) 739-4434
Fax: (870) 739-3072

On eastern border of AR, east of TN; organized Oct 22, 1825 (prior to statehood) from Phillips County. Name Origin: For Robert Crittenden, veteran of the War of 1812 and Arkansas Territory official

Area (sq mi):: 636.69 (land 610.17; water 26.52) Population per square mile: 85.00
Population 2005: 51,882 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 2.00%; 1990-2000 1.90% Population 2000: 50,866 (White 50.40%; Black or African American 47.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 32.00
Income 2000: per capita $14,424; median household $30,109; Population below poverty level: 25.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,761-$22,266
Unemployment (2004): 7.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 22.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • West Memphis (28,117)

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    Crittenden County, Kentucky

    107 S Main St
    Marion, KY 42064
    Phone: (270) 965-4200
    Fax: (270) 965-4572

    On southwestern border of KY, northeast of Paducah; organized Jan 26, 1842 from Livingston County. Name Origin: For John Jordan Crittenden (1787-1863), U.S. senator from KY (1817-19; 1835-41; 1842-48; 1855-61), governor (1848-50), and U.S. Attorney General (1841; 1850-53)

    Area (sq mi):: 370.95 (land 362.14; water 8.81) Population per square mile: 24.80
    Population 2005: 8,984 State rank: 104 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.30%; 1990-2000 2.00% Population 2000: 9,384 (White 97.90%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 40.10
    Income 2000: per capita $15,262; median household $29,060; Population below poverty level: 19.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,399-$20,523
    Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -5.10% Median travel time to work: 28.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 43.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Despite severe weather that ripped through the area in mid-July, Crittenden County voters approved a 1 percent sales tax increase to help reopen the Crittenden Regional Hospital, which closed last year.
    In addition to HER Faith Ministries, other IMPACT10 recipients to-date include the Boys and Girls Club of Crittenden County, Ave Maria Home, and New Day Children's Theatre.
    The federal complaint filed in the Western District court alleges Elgin didn t do that on its mines in Muhlenberg and Crittenden County.
    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.
    Validity of this sight record for Crittenden County was substantiated by photographs of live American badgers taken 29 May 2009 near Proctor (35.
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    In Crittenden County, the storm flattened a parked trailer, flinging furniture, toys, and even a large sofa into the surrounding fields.
    made the courtroom shooting national news, the town hall was temporarily shut down, and Jericho Police Chief Willie Frazier announced he would disband the force for the duration of an investigation by the Crittenden County Sheriff's Department.
    The man, Clarence Cochran of Crawfordsville, was in his store, called The Neighborhood Store, when two men entered, and according "to Investigator Thomas Martin with the Crittenden County Sheriff's Department .
    Without naming names, he reported that three had died, one was living in Little Rock, one in Crittenden County and two in Chicago.
    Crittenden County planters had 40,583 acres in cotton in 1899 and 101,019 in 1939.