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Grant County, Arkansas

US county information
NameGrant County
US Area
Total Area633.01 sq mi (1639.5 km2)
Land Area631.78 sq mi (1636.3 km2)
Water Area1.23 sq mi (3.2 km2)
Population17853 (2010)
Density10.91/km2 (28.3/sq mi)
FoundedFebruary 4, 1870

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Grant County is a county in the U.S. state of Arkansas. Its population was 17,853 at the 2010 United States Census. The county seat is Sheridan. Grant County is included in the Little Rock - North Little Rock - Conway Metropolitan Statistical Area.It is a rural county.The county seat, Sheridan was named after Union General Philip Sheridan.

Grant County was formed on February 4, 1869, and named for Ulysses S. Grant, president of the United States. It is an alcohol prohibition or dry county.

Robert W. Glover, a Missionary Baptist pastor who served in both houses of the Arkansas Legislature (1905-1912) from Sheridan, introduced in 1909 the resolution calling for the establishment of four state agricultural colleges.

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4 Arkansas schools receive federal improvement funds - First Arkansas News Tweet this news
First Arkansas News--According to a press release from the -Arkansas- Department of Education, Central High School (Helena-West School District) and Dollarway High School (Dollarway School District) will each receive $1987425; Jacksonville High School (Pu - Date : Sun, 05 Jun 2011 18:42:29 GMT+00:00
New Technology Improves Traffic Signals In Texarkana, Arkansas - KTBS Tweet this news
KTBS--The intersections being upgraded are -Arkansas- Boulevard and -County- Avenue, -Arkansas- Boulevard and Jefferson Avenue and Jefferson Avenue and East 35th Street. Hackleman says they biggest advantage will be the reduced wait time at traffic signal - Date : Mon, 06 Jun 2011 21:35:07 GMT+00:00
ORANTES v. ORANTES - Tweet this news Jacquelin Perez Orantes appeals from a -Grant County- Circuit Court change-of-custody order awarding custody of the parties' daughter, JO, born March 2002, to appellee Daniel Orantes. On appeal, Jacquelin asserts that the circui - Date : Fri, 15 Apr 2011 11:29:10 GMT+00:00
Court overturns Jennings Osborne award - Arkansas Times (blog) Tweet this news
Arkansas Times (blog)--ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT: The Supreme Court, in an opinion by Justice Karen Baker, reversed Circuit Judge Philip Shirron's decision to take child custody away from a -Grant County- mother because she was an undocumented immigrant. The - Date : Thu, 14 Apr 2011 23:14:42 GMT+00:00
WALLER v. NORRIS - Tweet this news Romario Vermond Waller, an inmate incarcerated in the -Arkansas- Department of Correction at the East -Arkansas- Regional Unit in Lee -County-, filed a pro se petition for writ of habeas corpus in the Lee -County- Circuit Court. ... - Date : Fri, 15 Apr 2011 11:28:38 GMT+00:00
Heroes & Corpses - Dubuque Telegraph Herald Tweet this news
Dubuque Telegraph Herald--Samuel returned to Lancaster at war's end, but some 750 -Grant County- men did not, perishing in the conflict. On July 4, 1867, -Grant County- dedicated a "Soldiers' Monument" on its courthouse square - Date : Fri, 15 Apr 2011 15:15:13 GMT+00:00
TUCKER v. STATE - Tweet this news State counters that this argument is without merit as Appellant failed to meet his burden of demonstrating that he was unable to receive a fair trial in Pope -County-. The United States and -Arkansas- Constitutions entitle a defendant to a - Date : Fri, 08 Apr 2011 10:50:03 GMT+00:00
SANDERS v. STATE - Tweet this news was convicted of two counts of capital murder by a jury in the -Grant County- Circuit Court on change of venue from Hot Spring County. Sanders was sentenced to death on each count in February 1991. We affirmed the conviction but revers - Date : Fri, 01 Apr 2011 13:21:41 GMT+00:00
Sheridan, Grant County giving Yellowjackets good foundation - Arkansas Online (subscription) Tweet this news
Arkansas Online (subscription)--SHERIDAN The people and businesses of Sheridan and -Grant County- are showing their support for school athletics by contributing to a fund to install an artificial playing surface at Yellowjacket Stadium at Sheridan High - Date : Thu, 07 Apr 2011 11:18:37 GMT+00:00
Baxter County sheriff says jail costs uncertain for 2011 - Baxter Bulletin Tweet this news
Baxter Bulletin--Bulletin Photo by Kevin Pieper The cost of housing, feeding and providing health care for a growing number of inmates in the Baxter -County- Detention Center, and now an iffy prison reform effort by the -Arkansas- Legislature, makes the b - Date : Thu, 07 Apr 2011 10:01:44 GMT+00:00

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Municipalities and communities of Grant County, Arkansas

County seat: Sheridan
TownsLeola * Poyen * Prattsville * Tull

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