Izard County

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Izard County is named for George Izard, who was a Governor of the Missouri Territory and a General during the War of 1812.
Created:  October 27, 1825

County Seat:        

Liberty ( Norfolk ) 1825 – 1830

Athens                 1830 – 1836

Mount Olive         1836 – 1875

Melbourne           1875 – present


County Courthouse – Melbourne


Location:  Courthouse Square / East Main Street

Built:  1939

Style:  Art Deco

Architect:  Erhart & Eichenbaum of Little Rock

Contractor:  Civilann Conservatioon Corps from Camp Sage near Sage


Description:  The building faces north and is a two story gray colored stone structure. The building is a National Youth Administration project.




N – Fulton County

E – Sharp County

S – Independence County and Stone County

W – Stone County and Baxter County