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City Government

Since it was incorporated in 1870, the city of Russellville has functioned under the mayor-city council form of government.  The mayor is elected to a four-year term, with each of the city’s eight aldermen elected to two-year terms.  The eight aldermen represent four wards with two aldermen per ward.  City commissions are made up of volunteers with an alderman as a liaison to each commission.  For more information please contact the City of Russellville.


County Government

Pope County is the 13th largest populated county in the State of Arkansas. It is located in Northwest Arkansas, midway between Little Rock and Fort Smith. The incorporated cities and towns situated in the county are Atkins, Dover, Hector, London, Pottsville and Russellville.  Russellville serves as the county seat.  A County Judge and Quorum Court govern Pope County. The Quorum Court is made up of thirteen Justices of the Peace representing thirteen districts.  For more information on the county government please contact Pope County.


State Government

Governor of Arkansas
Asa Hutchinson
250 State Capitol Building
500 Woodlane Avenue
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 682-2345

State Senator
Greg Standridge
District 16
P.O. Box 1284
Russellville, AR 72811
(479) 968-1562

State Representatives
District 73 (Atkins)
Mary Bentley
501-333-2297

District 83 (Hector)
David Branscum

870-448-2408

District 68
Trevor Drown
479-857-2498

District 71
Ken Henderson
479-970-4850

District 69 (London)
Betty Overby
479-885-6479

Federal Government

U.S. Senators
Tom Cotton 
P.O. Box 25216
Little Rock, AR 72221
(479) 751-0879

John Boozman
1120 Garrison Avenue, Suite B
Fort Smith, AR 72901
(479) 573-0189

U. S. Congressmen
Rick Crawford
District 1
2400 Highland Drive, Suite 300
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 203-0540

French Hill
District 2
1501 N. University, Suite 150
Little Rock, AR 72207
(501) 324-5941

Steve Womack
District 3 – Russellville
423 North 6th Street
Fort Smith, AR 72902
(479) 424-1146

Bruce Westerman
District 4
101 Reserve Street, Suite 200
Hot Springs, AR 71901
(501) 609-9796

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