Independence County, Arkansas

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Independence County
Historic Charles R. Handford House in Batesville.
Historic Charles R. Handford House in Batesville.
Map of Arkansas highlighting Independence County
Location within the U.S. state of Arkansas
Map of the United States highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 35°43′23″N 91°31′14″W / 35.723055555556°N 91.520555555556°W / 35.723055555556; -91.520555555556
Country United States
State Arkansas
FoundedOctober 20, 1820
SeatBatesville
Largest cityBatesville
Area
 • Total772 sq mi (2,000 km2)
 • Land764 sq mi (1,980 km2)
 • Water7.6 sq mi (20 km2)  1.0%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
37,168
 • Density48/sq mi (19/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st
Websitewww.independencecounty.com

Independence County is a county of the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 36,647.[1] The county seat is Batesville.[2] It was founded on October 20, 1820.

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 11, 2011. Retrieved May 21, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-07. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)