Howard County was formed in 1873 from parts of Hempstead, Sevier, Polk and Pike counties. Center Point was the county seat. In 1905, the county seat was moved to Nashville. The Arkansas & Louisiana Railroad ran from Hope to Nashville. The present-day courthouse was built in 1938. Howard County is made up of 384,000 acres — or about 600 sq. miles. There are approximately 800 miles of roads in Howard County. The total population of Howard County is 12,785 (2020 census). Farming was the main source of income, with the major crops being cotton, corn, peaches and cattle. Now, Howard County has several large industries.
421 N. Main St.
Phone: (870) 845-8821
Address: 177 Pleasant Valley Rd, Nashville, 71852
Justices of the Peace
Kerry Strasner, Andy Hogg, D’Ann Rogers, Janet O'Neal, Jerry Harwell, Elizabeth McDaniel, Martha Hobbs, Don W. Marks, Bobby Don Turner