Mississippi County


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Mississippi County, Arkansas

200 W Walnut St Rm 103
Blytheville, AR 72315
Phone: (870) 762-2411
Fax: (870) 838-7784
mcagov.missconet.com

On the northeastern border of AR, north of Memphis, TN; organized Nov 1, 1883 from Crittenden County. Name Origin: For the Mississippi River, which forms its eastern border

Area (sq mi):: 919.73 (land 898.25; water 21.48) Population per square mile: 53.30
Population 2005: 47,911 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 -7.80%; 1990-2000 -9.60% Population 2000: 51,979 (White 63.60%; Black or African American 32.70%; Hispanic or Latino 2.20%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 33.10
Income 2000: per capita $13,978; median household $27,479; Population below poverty level: 23.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,376-$21,738
Unemployment (2004): 10.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -3.40% Median travel time to work: 19.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Blytheville County seat (16,868)

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    Mississippi County, Missouri

    200 n Main St
    Charleston, MO 63834
    Phone: (573) 683-2146
    Fax: (573) 683-6071
    www.misscomo.net

    On the southeastern border of MO, south of Cape Girardeau; established Feb 14, 1845 from Scott County. Name Origin: For its location on the Mississippi River

    Area (sq mi):: 428.91 (land 413.16; water 15.75) Population per square mile: 32.90
    Population 2005: 13,599 State rank: 74 Population change: 2000-20005 1.30%; 1990-2000 -7.00% Population 2000: 13,427 (White 77.50%; Black or African American 20.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 37.30
    Income 2000: per capita $13,038; median household $23,012; Population below poverty level: 23.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,895-$21,132
    Unemployment (2004): 7.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.60% Median travel time to work: 19.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Scope: In Mississippi County, three road projects will take place.
    Visit typical Civil War encampments, watch the Battle of Alexander's Bridge (Chickamauga); the Battle of Reed's Bridge in Pulaski County, Arkansas; the Battle of Belmont, fought in Mississippi County, Missouri.
    Big River Steel, which sits on 1,300 acres not far from Osceola in Mississippi County, employs more than 500 workers at an average annual salary exceeding $75,000.
    Two organizations are suing officials in a Mississippi county asserting that inmates in the local jail are denied any reading material except the Bible.
    A southwest Mississippi county is suing an electrical utility and its own insurer, seeking more than $500,000 for damage to voting machines caused by a 2016 power outage.
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    In fact, these thick-skinned, sweet pulp grapes are almost as prolific as Mississippi's infamous kudzu (but much tastier) and therefore are actually an appropriate namesake for our northeast Mississippi county and county seat.
    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.
    In a three-page decision, Judge Louis Guirola, Jr., chief judge of the Federal District Court in Gulfport, Miss., late Monday rejected the effort of a Mississippi county to intervene in a lawsuit filed by the state insurance commissioner, Michael Chaney, in October.
    Fishes were surveyed at nine sites in the upper (Mississippi county) and four sites in the lower (chicot County) Mississippi River in July 1999-2000 using a 9.0 by 1.8 m (3.2-mm mesh) seine and rotenone.

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