Garland County

Garland County, Arkansas

501 Ouachita Ave
Hot Springs, AR 71901
Phone: (501) 622-3610
Fax: (501) 624-0665

In west-central AR; organized Apr 5, 1873 from Montgomery County. Name Origin: For Augustus Hill Garland (1832-99), AR governor (1874-76) and U.S. senator (1877-85)

Area (sq mi):: 734.57 (land 677.22; water 57.35) Population per square mile: 138.10
Population 2005: 93,551 State rank: 6 Population change: 2000-20005 6.20%; 1990-2000 20.00% Population 2000: 88,068 (White 87.30%; Black or African American 7.80%; Hispanic or Latino 2.60%; Asian 0.50%; Other 2.80%). Foreign born: 2.60%. Median age: 42.50
Income 2000: per capita $18,631; median household $31,724; Population below poverty level: 14.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,963-$25,497
Unemployment (2004): 5.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 21.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Hot Springs County seat (37,245)

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    It argues that its assessed value should be $6 million, not the $10 million value placed on it in November by Garland County.
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    Artchurch Studios in Hot Springs to provide art education and creative experience to all individuals in Garland County, especially individuals living in poverty and individuals with special needs.
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    I understand one man tried to pass out life jackets, but there was no time," Garland County Sheriff Larry Selig said.
    Dumas wrote Reed's obituary for the Arkansas Times, conveying the basic facts of Reed's life--his rise from a Garland County childhood to the Gazette, then a Nieman Fellowship at Harvard and his subsequent coverage of the civil rights struggle for an international audience.
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