Baxter County

The population of Baxter County (Wikipedia) grew from 38,386 in 2000 to an estimated 42,159 in 2009 (Census).  It has 554 square miles, and the county seat is Mountain Home.

Baxter County - Statewide Map
Baxter County Features
Baxter County Land Use
 
 
 
Watersheds Within Pop. Change 2006 Land Use
2000 - 2007 Population Change (Statewide)
  • Forest: 70.5%
  • Grassland: 9.2%
  • Transitional: 7.4%
  • Water: 6.6%
  • Suburban: 5.0%
  • Urban: 1.2%
  • Cropland: 0.1%
  (View Full Map) Data Source: CAST

 

 

Additional Baxter County Information

 

Baxter County Contact Information*

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Government Agencies
Agency: Arkansas Forestry Commission
Title: County Forester
Name: Wayne Ornesby
Address: PO Box 252
  Midway, AR 72651
Phone: 870-481-5501
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Agency: Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
Title: Private Lands Biologist
Name: Ted Zawislak
Address: P.O. Box 729
  Calico Rock, AR 72519
Phone: 877-297-4331
Mobile: 870-404-4789
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Agency: Baxter County Conservation District
Title: Secretary
Name: Tina M. Haun
Address: 406 Wade Street Suite 2
  Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-425-3527
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Agency: UofA Cooperative Extension Service
Title: County Agent
Name: Mark Keaton
Address: Suite 111
  213 East 6th Street
  Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-425-2335
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Agency: USDA Baxter County Farm Service Agency
Title: Executive Director
Name: Scotty Jefferson
Address: 406 W. Wade Ave.
  Mountain Home, AR 72653-4623
Phone: 870-425-2250 Ext. 2
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Agency: USDA NRCS Mountain Home Service Ctr.
Title: District Conservationist
Name: Joe Massey
Address: PO Box 430
  Mountain Home, AR 72654-0430
Phone: 870-425-2250 Ext. 3
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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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