Baxter County Info
Baxter County is located in the north central section of Arkansas and is approximately 600 square miles. Baxter County has elevations ranging from 800 to 1,400 feet. Baxter County was formed on March 24, 1873, from parts of Fulton, Izard, Marion and Searcy Counties and was named for Elisha Baxter, then the Governor of Arkansas. Mountain Home is the County seat.
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July 29th, 2015
Official Web Site Of Baxter County Government
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. To 4:30 p.m.
August 10th, 2015 - The AAC Conference was held last week at the Convention Center in Springdale, AR. All County elected officials are invited to this conference that has seminars for the various elected officials, and keynote speakers to address County concerns such as Governor Hutchison and Vice Chancellor/AD Jeff Long from the University of Arkansas. The theme for County governments in Arkansas and the Association Arkansas of Counties, is “75 Counties, One Voice.” The theme for this conference was “Get in the Game.” Over 600 local County elected officials were registered to attend. It provides time for exchanging ideas and addressing problems among the different Counties that provide education and assistance for all County Officials that attend.
Pictured is left to right: Collector Teresa Smith, County & Circuit Clerk Canda Reese, Sheriff John Montgomery, JP #7 Marilyn Williamson, Judge Mickey D Pendergrass, JP #8 Edna Fusco, Treasurer Jenay Mize, and JP #6 Tink Albright. Not pictured but also in attendance was Jayme Nicholson, Assessor and Brad Hayes, Corner.
Tina Cole, Baxter County's Safety Program Coordinator, receives an Arkansas Association of Counties Award from Baxter County Judge Mickey Pendergrass. This award was presented to Ms. Cole for the County's Safety Program efforts.