Baxter County is located in the north central section of Arkansas and is approximately 600 square miles. Baxter County has elevations ranging from 800 to 1,400 feet. Baxter County was formed on March 24, 1873, from parts of Fulton, Izard, Marion and Searcy Counties and was named for Elisha Baxter, then the Governor of Arkansas. Mountain Home is the County seat.

Government
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Healthy Aging Resources
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Healthy Aging Partners
(Schmieding Center affiliates)
Health Statistics
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Judge Area Agency on Aging of NWA PHACS Profile
Sheriff Health Department RWJ Health Ranking
State Representatives
State Legislation