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280 N. College Avenue, Suite 500
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 444-1700


The chief executive officer for County government in Arkansas is the County Judge. As chief executive, the Judge authorizes and approves the disbursement of all appropriated County funds, operates the system of County roads, administers ordinances enacted by the quorum court, has custody of County property, accepts grants from federal, state, public and private sources, hires County employees except those persons employed by other elected officials of the County, and presides over the quorum court without a vote, but with the power of veto.

The Washington County Judge oversees Animal Shelter, Archives, Building and Grounds, Comptroller, County Attorney, County Library, Emergency Management, Environmental Affairs, Grants, Human Resources, Information Systems, Juvenile Detention, Planning, Purchasing, Road and Veteran's Affairs Departments.

County News
  • Burn Ban Lifted Burn Ban Lifted County Judge Joseph Wood has lifted the Burn Ban for Washington County effective immediately.
Last updated: 12/30/2016 10:42:23 AM