Woodruff County

Woodruff County, Arkansas

Woodruff County Courthouse 500 N 3rd St
Augusta, AR 72006
Phone: (870) 347-2871
Fax: (870) 347-2608

In east-central AR, west of Memphis, TN; organized Nov 26, 1862 from White County. Name Origin: For William Edward Woodruff (1795-1885), publisher who established the Arkansas Gazette, the state's first newspaper.

Area (sq mi):: 594.05 (land 586.56; water 7.49) Population per square mile: 13.80
Population 2005: 8,098 State rank: 72 Population change: 2000-20005 -7.40%; 1990-2000 -8.20% Population 2000: 8,741 (White 67.50%; Black or African American 30.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 38.40
Income 2000: per capita $13,269; median household $22,099; Population below poverty level: 27.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,122-$21,064
Unemployment (2004): 10.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.30% Median travel time to work: 18.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 25.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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In Arkansas, the Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies (CAST) at the University of Arkansas collaborated with NRCS personnel to create a web version of the Woodruff County soil survey (http://www.cast.uark.edu/local/soils_atlas).
Bold Team LLC of Cotton Plant (Woodruff County) expects to harvest the state's first legal cannabis crop around April 24, according to Robert Lercher, director of customer relations.
A former state official in a position to know tells us that federal authorities seized cannabis seeds in transit to the state's first marijuana business operating legally, the cultivator Bold Team LLC of Cotton Plant (Woodruff County).
Arkansas' medical cannabis industry, which voters approved by constitutional amendment in November 2016, is finally becoming a market, with a cultivation site in Cotton Plant (Woodruff County) growing some 1,600 plants already.
One will begin in Woodruff County next month as soon as TPI finishes a similar installation in Salem.
The cultivation companies are Natural State Medicinals Cultivation in Jefferson County, Bold Team LLC in Woodruff County, Natural State Wellness Enterprises of Jackson County, Osage Creek Cultivation in Carroll County and Delta Medical Cannabis Co.
The other companies approved for cultivation operations are Bold Team LLC in Woodruff County, Osage Creek Cultivation in Carroll County and Delta Medical Cannabis Co.
They are Natural State Medlcinals Cultivation in Jefferson County, Bold Team LLC in Woodruff County, Natural State Wellness Enterprises in Jefferson or Jackson County, Osage Creek Cultivation in Carroll County and Delta Medical Cannabis Co.
of Wynne is set to expand its footprint westward into Woodruff County with a $9.5 million cash purchase, about 1.15 times book value.
Reports show the Cache River system has the largest concentration of Mallards in North America and, Boyd pointed out, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission numbers show Woodruff County has the heaviest concentration in Arkansas.