Ouachita County

Ouachita County, Arkansas

PO Box 644
Camden, AR 71711
Phone: (870) 837-2210
Fax: (870) 837-2218

In south-central AR; organized Nov 29, 1842 from Clark County. Name Origin: For the Ouachita River, which runs through the county

Area (sq mi):: 739.63 (land 732.45; water 7.18) Population per square mile: 37.00
Population 2005: 27,102 State rank: 24 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.90%; 1990-2000 -5.80% Population 2000: 28,790 (White 59.40%; Black or African American 38.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 38.70
Income 2000: per capita $15,118; median household $29,341; Population below poverty level: 19.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,264-$21,059
Unemployment (2004): 7.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.60% Median travel time to work: 21.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Camden County seat (12,342)

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    CAMDEN--The Ouachita County Quorum Court has approved several proposals asking voters to consider a sales tax increase to fund a county hospital.
    The primary causes of damage were lightning, a possible tornado near Carthage in Dallas County and straight-line winds of as much as 80 mph from Ouachita County eastward through Jefferson County onto Drew 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.
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    EL DORADO--A former Ouachita County judge has pleaded guilty to a bribery charge involving a Federal Emergency Management Agency contract to clean up debris following October 2009 storms in the county.
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    1907: Garland Anthony starts sawmill in Hopeville, near Bearden in Ouachita County.