Cleveland County, Arkansas

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Cleveland County, Arkansas
Cleveland County Arkansas Courthouse.jpg
Cleveland County courthouse in Rison
Location within Arkansas
Location within Arkansas
Map of the United States highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
FoundedApril 17, 1873
Named forGrover Cleveland
SeatRison
Largest cityRison
Area
 • Total599 sq mi (1,551 km2)
 • Land598 sq mi (1,549 km2)
 • Water1.0 sq mi (3 km2), 0.2%
Population (est.)
 • (2016)8,241
 • Density15/sq mi (6/km2)
Congressional district4th
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5
Websiteclevelandcounty.arkansas.gov

Cleveland County (formerly Dorsey County) is a county of the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,689.[1] The county seat is Rison.[2] It was founded on April 17, 1873.

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 20, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.