Sharp County

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Sharp County is named for Ephraim Sharp, who was an early settler in the area.


Created:  July 18, 1868

County Seat:        

Evening Shade  1870 – 1967

Hardy                 1894 – 1967

Ash Flat              1967 – present


County Courthouse – Ash Flat


Location:  718 Ash Flat Drive / Court Road

Built:  1966 – 1967

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Stuck, Frier, Lane & Scott Incorporated of Jonesboro

Contractor:  Unknown


Description:  The building faces west and is a one story brick structure.


Old County Courthouse  – Hardy




Location:  Main Street / Kelly Avenue

Built:  1883 – 1884

Style:  Federal

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown


Description:  The building faces north and is a two story stone structure. The first story has an entrance at ground level on the south side. The second story has a central entrance at Main Street. The building served as the courthouse from 1894 to until 1997.



N – Fulton County and Oregon County, Missouri

E – Randolph County and Lawrence County

S – Independence County

W – Izard County and Fulton County