Clark County

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Clark

Clark County is named for William Clark, who was an explorer and a Governor of the Missouri Territory.

 

Created:  December 15, 1818

County Seat:

Hollywood    1818 – 1827

Biscoeville    1827 – 1831

Greenville     1831 – 1842

Arkadelphia  1842 – present

 

County Courthouse – Arkadelphia

 

Location:  419 Clay Street / South 4th Street

Built:  1899 – 1900

Style:  Romanesque

Architect:  Charles L Thompson of Little Rock

Contractor:  R S O’Neal

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story dark red colored brick structure. On the northwest corner is a high six story dark red brick clock tower with steep roof. The north front has a central recessed arched entrance. On the northeast corner is an hexagonal tower with hexagonal roof, The roof is sloped with a dormer. The base of the building is course stone.

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County Courthouse Annex – Arkadelphia

 

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Location:  419 Clay Street / South 4th Street

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a one story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds along the west side of the courthouse. The south front has a large arched entrance with portico supported by two white colored columns. On east side of the front is a  glass panel wall. The north side has five large glass panel sections. The roof is hipped. A one story wing extends south west. 

 

Courthouses: 

N – Montgomery County and Hot Spring County

E – Dallas County

S – Ouachita County and Nevada County

W – Pike County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2011