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
Named forUnited States Declaration of Independence
Largest cityBatesville
 • Total772 sq mi (2,000 km2)
 • Land764 sq mi (1,980 km2)
 • Water7.6 sq mi (20 km2)  1.0%
 • Total37,938
 • Density49/sq mi (19/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)

Independence County is a county of the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2020 census, the population was 37,938.[1] The county seat is Batesville.[2] It was founded on 20 October 1820.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: Independence County, Arkansas". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-07.