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IZARD COUNTY COURTHOUSE
Melbourne

Photo by Art Wilson, taken Melborne, Izard County, Arkansas, 
Spring 2008 



COUNTY HISTORY

Izard County was formed on October 17, 1825, as the 13th county of the Territory of Arkansas. It was formed from parts of Independence County. It was named for the second Governor of the Territory, George Izard.
Melbourne is the county seat.
White River forms the southwestern border of the county. 
The Strawberry River provides floating and Horseshoe Bend is a resort retirement community.
Calico Rock is on the National Register of Historic Places with its historic district.
The 2000 population was 13,249.

CITIES IN THE COUNTY INCLUDE:

Arkins--Band Mill--Belview--Boswell--Brockwell--
Calico Rock-- Creswell--Crocker--Crossroads--
Day--Dolph--Franklin--Fourty Four--
Huron--Gid--Guion--Gorby--Horseshoe Bend-- Larkin--Nasco--Melbourne--Newburg--Iuka--Jumbo--
Knob Creek--LaCross--Anderson/Lafferty--
Lone Star--Love--Lunenburg--Melborn--Myron--Mt.Olive-- Mt. Pleasant--Oxford--Pineville--Sage--Stella--
Twin Bridges--Violet Hill--Wideman--Wiseman--Wolquarry.



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