As the County Judge of Craighead County, it is my privilege to cordially welcome each of you to our site. On behalf of the citizens of Craighead County, we appreciate your interest in one of the state's most progressive regions!

Established in 1859 among the rolling hills of Crowley's Ridge, Craighead County is home to Arkansas State University and is a regional center for manufacturing, agriculture, medicine, education, and trade. I am confident that you will find our county to be friendly and our people are just great.

     Cordially,
     Marvin Day
     County Judge
As the County Judge of Craighead County, it is my privilege to cordially welcome each of you to our site. On behalf of the citizens of Craighead County, we appreciate your interest in one of the state's most progressive regions!

Established in 1859 among the rolling hills of Crowley's Ridge, Craighead County is home to Arkansas State University and is a regional center for manufacturing, agriculture, medicine, education, and trade. I am confident that you will find our county to be friendly and our people are just great.

     Cordially,
     Marvin Day
     County Judge
As the County Judge of Craighead County, it is my privilege to cordially welcome each of you to our site. On behalf of the citizens of Craighead County, we appreciate your interest in one of the state's most progressive regions!

Established in 1859 among the rolling hills of Crowley's Ridge, Craighead County is home to Arkansas State University and is a regional center for manufacturing, agriculture, medicine, education, and trade. I am confident that you will find our county to be friendly and our people are just great.

     Cordially,
     Marvin Day
     County Judge


About Craighead County
Located in northeastern Arkansas, Craighead County has an area of 717 square miles and a population of 107,115 according to the 2017 census.

The creation of Craighead County occurred February 19, 1859, in the Arkansas Legislature in Little Rock, Arkansas. Senator William A. Jones, representing St. Francis and Poinsett Counties, sponsored an Act to create a new county from parts of Greene, Mississippi and Poinsett Counties.

Calendar
Craighead County Holiday Observances

Craighead County offices observe several holidays throughout the year. During these observances, normal office hours are unavailable as each department will be closed on those days. Please refer to the following list of dates to find the dates that our offices are closed in observance.

2019 Holiday Schedule
  • New Years Day, January 1st, 2019
  • Martin Luther King Day, January 21, 2019
  • Presidents Day, February 18th, 2019
  • Memorial Day, May 27th, 2019
  • Independence Day, July 4, 2019
  • Labor Day, September 2nd, 2019
  • Veteran’s Day, November 11th, 2019
  • Thanksgiving, November 28th & 29th, 2019
  • Christmas Holidays, December 24th & 25th, 2019
  • New Year’s, January 1st, 2020
Last week there was a letter sent out concerning personal property assessments from the Assessor's Office. The number placed on those letters was for the County Clerk’s office dealing with the Equalization Board but did not include the number for the Assessor’s Office to speak with them about the letters. If you would like to speak with the Assessor's Office directly, please contact them at: 870-933-4570