About Izard County

Melbourne, Arkansas is the county seat of Izard County. Izard County has approximately 13,000 people. The County was formed as the 13th county of the Territory of Arkansas from parts of Independence County. It has a total area of 577.1 square miles (573.5 square miles of land and 3.6 square miles of water).

Visit our County to see the many forms of recreation (indoor AND outdoor) that we have to offer!


The Izard County Board of Election Commissioners will hold a public meeting for the purpose of conducting the "ballot draw" for candidate positions for the upcoming school board elections to be held on May 11-18, 2021 for Melbourne and Calico Rock School Districts.

DATE: Monday, March 8

TIME: 4:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Izard County Courthouse, upstairs in the courtroom