Baxter County, Arkansas

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Baxter County
Baxter County courthouse in Mountain Home
Baxter County courthouse in Mountain Home
Map of Arkansas highlighting Baxter County
Location within the U.S. state of Arkansas
Map of the United States highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 36°18′25″N 92°21′17″W / 36.306944444444°N 92.354722222222°W / 36.306944444444; -92.354722222222
Country United States
State Arkansas
FoundedMarch 24, 1873
Named forElisha Baxter
SeatMountain Home
Largest cityMountain Home
Area
 • Total587 sq mi (1,520 km2)
 • Land554 sq mi (1,430 km2)
 • Water32 sq mi (80 km2)  5.5%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
41,062
 • Density75/sq mi (29/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st
WebsiteBaxter County government's website

Baxter County is a county in Arkansas.