Independence County

Independence County, Arkansas

192 E Main St
Batesville, AR 72501
Phone: (870) 793-8828
Fax: (870) 793-8831

In north-central AR; organized Oct 23, 1820 (prior to statehood) from Arkansas County. Name Origin: To honor the Declaration of Independence

Area (sq mi):: 771.57 (land 763.78; water 7.79) Population per square mile: 45.50
Population 2005: 34,737 State rank: 21 Population change: 2000-20005 1.50%; 1990-2000 9.70% Population 2000: 34,233 (White 94.20%; Black or African American 2.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.60%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 37.70
Income 2000: per capita $16,163; median household $31,920; Population below poverty level: 13.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,409-$22,212
Unemployment (2004): 6.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 21.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Habitat for Humanity of Independence County (HFHIC) will be awarded USD 8,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds in a check presentation from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) and First Community Bank, an FHLB Dallas member institution.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-September 12, 2017-Habitat for Humanity of Independence County, Arkansas to Get USD 8K Grant
INDEPENDENCE COUNTY: Black River above Elgin Ferry reach (35.80971[degrees]N, 91.26171[degrees]W; 11 June 2006; 1; total length, 410 mm, 360 g).
commersonii was taken on 17 March 2009 using a boat-mounted electrofisher from Simpson Slough, 0.4 km S of the White River bridge off US 167 in Batesville, Independence County, Arkansas (35.45[degrees]N, 91.39[degrees]W).
Moreover, Independence County, the main county in the market, experienced above-average population and deposit growth rates relative to the average rates for nonmetropolitan counties in Arkansas between 1996 and 2003, and its per capita income exceeded the averages for nonmetropolitan counties during this period.
In response to a defense motion, Judge John Dan Kemp issued a temporary order in Independence County Circuit Court in March prohibiting the prosecutor and his staff, the sheriff's office and defense attorneys from discussing the case with reporters.
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 12, 2017-Habitat for Humanity of Independence County, Arkansas to Get USD 8K Grant
With a boost from business and business-friendly policies, Independence County has vaulted to the top of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission's incentive tier rankings.
It's an up-by-the-bootstraps saga that helped turn the Independence County Industrial Park into a commercial mower hotbed, but also a tale of rivalry, strife and acceptance as Foster built his new company literally yards away from the even bigger mower maker that Foster helped found in 2002, Bad Boy Inc.
Ockert had been the editor of Independence County's biggest newspaper for more than five years at that time, steadily building a staff and improving local news and sports coverage.
The north-central district's winners were Vernon and Julie Fowler of Clarkridge (Baxter County), Chris and Lisa Davis of Drasco (Cleburne County), Lendal and Tammy Erby of Viola (Fulton County), Aaron Turner of Cord (Independence County), Tim Finley of Izard County, William Blasdell of Flippin, Brandon and Katrina McCallister of Marshall, Olen Wilson of Timbo (Stone County) and Jared and Lacey Standridge of Dennard (Van Buren County).

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