Jackson County

The population of Jackson County (Wikipedia) decreased from 18,418 in 2000 to an estimated 16,658 in 2009 (Census).  It has 634 square miles, and the county seat is Newport.

Jackson County - Statewide Map
Jackson County Features
Jackson County Land Use
 
 
 
Watersheds Within Pop. Change 2006 Land Use
2000 - 2007 Population Change (Statewide)
  • Cropland: 67.4%
  • Forest: 18.1%
  • Grassland: 6.3%
  • Transitional: 3.4%
  • Suburban: 2.1%
  • Water: 1.9%
  • Urban: 0.9%
  (View Full Map) Data Source: CAST

 

 

Additional Jackson County Information

 

Jackson County Contact Information*

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Government Agencies
Agency: Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
Title: Private Lands Biologist
Name: Lynn Fair
Address: 2920 McClellan Dr.
  Jonesboro, AR  72401
Phone: 877-972-5438
Mobile: 970-930-8194
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Agency: UofA Cooperative Extension Service
Title: County Agent
Name: Randy Chlapecka
Address: 208 1/2 Main St.
  New Port, AR  72112
Phone: 870-523-7450
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Agency: USDA Jackson County Farm Service Agency
Title: Executive Director
Name: Jim Barnes
Address: PO Box 609
  Newport, AR  72112-0638
Phone: 870-523-8986 Ext. 2
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Agency: USDA NRCS Newport Service Center
Title: District Conservationist
Name: Kevin Cochran
Address: 2115 Malcolm
  PO Box 638
  Newport, AR  72112
Phone: 870-523-8986 Ext. 3
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Elected Officials
Agency: Jackson County
Title: County Judge
Name: Kerry Tharpe
Address: 207 Jamison
  Tuckerman, AR  72473
Phone: 870-503-0816
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Agency: Town of Amagon
Title: Mayor of Amagon
Name: Randal Willard
Address: Post Office Box 25
  Amagon, AR  72005
Phone: 870-523-1012
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Agency: Town of Beedeville
Title: Mayor of Beedeville
Name: Wyant Beede
Address: Post Office Box 27
  Beedeville, AR  72014
Phone: 870-697-2168
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Agency: City of Tuckerman
Title: Mayor of Campbell Station
Name: John Reed
Address: 7400 Brand Road
  Tuckerman, AR  72473
Phone: 870-217-3889
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Agency: City of Newport
Title: Mayor of Diaz
Name: Dwight Davis
Address: #5 Taylor Drive
  Newport, AR  72112
Phone: 870-217-3009
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Agency: Town of Grubbs
Title: Mayor of Grubbs
Name: Anthony Ivy
Address: Post Office Box 182
  Grubbs, AR  72431
Phone: 870-252-3487
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Agency: City of Newport
Title: Mayor of Jacksonport
Name: Marcus Dodson
Address: 501 Avenue
  Newport, AR  72112
Phone: 870-523-6836
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Agency: City of Newport
Title: Mayor of Newport
Name: David Stewart
Address: 1401 Fairway
  Newport, AR  72112
Phone: 870-523-6644
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Agency: City of Swifton
Title: Mayor of Swifton
Name: Charles Dukes
Address: Post Office Box 213
  Swifton, AR  72471
Phone: 870-485-2622
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Agency: City of Tuckerman
Title: Mayor of Tuckerman
Name: Gerald Jackson
Address: Post Office Box 1117
  Tuckerman, AR  72473
Phone: 870-349-5313
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Agency: Town of Tupelo
Title: Mayor of Tupelo
Name: Jim Davis
Address: Post Office Box 95
  Tupelo, AR  72169
Phone: 870-744-2208
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Agency: House District 058
Title: State Representative District 058
Name: Tommy Dickinson
Address: 711 Hodges
  Newport, AR  72112
Phone: 870-523-8222
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Agency: Senate District 12
Title: State Senate District 12
Name: Jack Critcher
Address: 30 Trestle Ct.
  Batesville, AR  72501
Phone: 501-682-5459
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Announcements

  • Clean Water Act Section 303(d) Impaired Waters Data Update here
  • Arkansas’s Final/ Draft Impaired Waterbodies – 303(d) List by Year here
  • AR Water Newsletter, Summer, 2015 here
  • NPS Management Plan here
  • The projects presented at the 2015 annual NPS conference are located here

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