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Baxter County, AR
The county was named for Gov. Elisha Baxter

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The county is in the Mountain Home metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 39,827. This was an increase of  3.75% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$29,106
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Baxter County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Baxter County was $23,975. This was an increase of 20.1% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 78% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Mountain Home
Census 2000 highlights: County ranked highest in the state for percentage of people age 65 or older (26.8%)

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20% of Baxter County residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Baxter County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Baxter County include Acklin Cemetery, Amos Cemetery, Arkana Cemetery, Athens Cemetery, Baker Cemetery, Baxter Memorial Gardens, Bentley Ridge Cemetery, Big Flat Cemetery, Burnt School House Cemetery, Casteel Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Baxter County include Big Flat, Briarcliff, Clarkridge, Cotter, Gamaliel, Gassville, Henderson, Lakeview, Midway, Mountain Home ... View communities

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School districts in Baxter County include Cotter Schools District, Mountain Home Schools District, Norfork Schools District ... View school districts

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Libraries in Baxter County include Baxter County Library, Gassville Branch Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Baxter County include Baxter Bulletin ... View newspapers

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Baxter County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Baxter County political report.

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Travel

Hotels in Baxter County include Best Western Carriage Inn, Comfort Inn Mountain Home, Days Inn Mountain Home, Executive Inn of Mountain Home, Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Ramada Inn, Super 8 Mountain Home

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