White County Government
White County is comprised of 16 incorporated cities and several unincorporated towns. As of 2010 the population was 77,076 people. We are the 9th largest county by population in the state and 2nd largest by land mass. Searcy, the largest of our incorporated cities, is also the county seat. White County thrives with agriculture, industry, and medical opportunites. The Little Red and White River offer recreation to residents and tourists with some of the best fishing in the nation. From hill country to plains the landscape offers picturesque opportunites for commerical and residential enjoyment.
Education in White County is paramount. Harding University, located in White County, one of Arkansas' largest private universities, offers diverse degree programs which inlcude many medical degrees including nursing, pharmacy, and physical therapy to name a few. ASU Beebe and ASU Searcy link to ASU Jonesboro. They offer career opportunities to advance in service oriented fields such as: computerized farm equipment, diesel mechanics, HVAC, and more. Local public schools rank among the highest achievement ratings in the state. White County also offers several private and christian schools and has one of the largest homeschooling populations in Arkansas.
Assessor- Gail Snyder
Circuit Clerk- Tami King
Collector- Beth Dorton
County Clerk- Carla Barnett
County Judge- Michael Lincoln
Prosecuting Attorney- Rebecca Reed McCoy
County Sheriff- Phillip Miller
County Treasuer- Janet Hibbitts