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
Liberty ( Norfolk ) 1825 – 1830
Athens 1830 – 1836
Mount Olive 1836 – 1875
Melbourne 1875 – present
County Courthouse – Melbourne
Location: Courthouse Square / East Main Street
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