Cities & Towns

Lawrence County has a population of approximately 17,000.

Walnut Ridge, the county seat, and Hoxie adjoin and have a combined population of nearly 7,500. Both towns have been designated as Arkansas Communities of Excellence, and Walnut Ridge is a part of the Arkansas Downtown Network through its Downtown Walnut Ridge organization.

Other towns in the county include: Alicia, Black Rock, College City, Imboden, Lynn, Minturn, Portia, Powhatan, Ravenden, Sedgwick, Smithville and Strawberry.

County and municipal information can be seen at

Demographics for Lawrence County and individual towns within the county can be seen at

You're Invited to Become a Member of the Lawrence County Chamber

BECAUSE – You are a a citizen doing business in this county and sharing in its prosperity. The obligations of business citizenship challenge every person and institution to subscribe actively to the advancement of the community of which they are a part.
BECAUSE – You prosper as our county prospers. By helping to build a thriving community your investment is strengthened and your opportunities are broadened. You have a personal interest in these objectives.
BECAUSE – Progress and prosperity depend on the development of a sound economic and social structure. These result from vigilant aggressiveness and a continuing program of activities designed to cultivate opportunities and capitalize advantages.
BECAUSE – The support of all business and professional men and women is necessary to bring about the economic improvement of our county and the civic and business development demanded by our modern standards of living.
BECAUSE – These goals can be reached only by united effort through an organization equipped to study and conduct a sound program of community progress.
BECAUSE – The Chamber of Commerce is the only organization consistently and exclusively engaged promoting the civic and economic development of YOUR community in Lawrence County. The Chamber is the only organization whose sole business is the business of business.