Jackson County First Court House

Jackson County First Court House (HM272K)

Location: Newport, AR 72112 Jackson County
Country: United States of America
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N 35° 36.258', W 91° 16.965'

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The first court house in Jackson County, created in 1832, was located at Litchfield, where it remained until 1839, when it was moved to Elizabeth. In 1852 Augusta (now Woodruff County) was made the county seat and two years later it was moved to Jacksonport where it remained until about 1875 when Newport was selected.
HM NumberHM272K
Series This marker is part of the series
Year Placed1936
Placed ByThe Arkansas Centennial Comm. / Arkansas History Comm
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, April 20th, 2018 at 4:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 655548 N 3941418
Decimal Degrees35.60430000, -91.28275000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 36.258', W 91° 16.965'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 36' 15.48" N, 91° 16' 57.9" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)870
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 510 3rd St, Newport AR 72112, US
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