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Sidney

In 1844 Jack Hodges from Georgia and Addison Nunn from Tennessee arrived with their families to the southwest corner of Lawrence County, where they staked a claim of land and settled. but Sharp county was formed the settlement became part of it, and changed its name to Sidney. The descendants of the Nunn family still lives in Sidney and the present day mayor is married to one of them. Earlier Sidney was a farming community known for its watermelons, cattle, chicken and cotton but today most residents of Sidney work within the industry.
Today Sidney has a post office, a bank, two churches, a grocery store and a nursing home. The popluation was in year 2000 about 275.

City Officials

Position Name
Mayor (Vacant)
Recorder/treasurer Chrysti Turner
Fire Chief Joe Blackburn
Water Superintendent David Croft
Council Member Colby Martin
Council Member Donald Perkey
Council Member Elizabeth Smith
Council Member Vanessa Stigall
Council Member Wendell Turner

City Facts

County: Sharp

Population: 181

Senate District: 19

House District: 62

Congressional District: 1

Classification: Incorporated Town

Contact Information

Address:
P.O. Box 14
SIDNEY, AR 72577

Meetings:
First Monday

Email:

State Online Services

Contact Us
Arkansas Municipal League
Our Mission

The Arkansas Municipal League was founded in 1934 and exists for a threefold purpose:

  • to act as the official representative of Arkansas cities and towns before the state and federal governments;
  • to provide a clearinghouse for information and answers; and,
  • to offer a forum for discussion and sharing of mutual concerns.