Cross County, Arkansas

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Cross County
Cross County Courthouse
Twin/Triple Falls
A railroad bridge crosses over a four-lane highway, with the bridge painted "Welcome to Wynne, The City with a Smile"
A green, grassy Native American mound at Parkin Archaeological State Park
Lake Austell at Village Creek State Park
Sorghum field and grain elevator
Clockwise from top: Cross County Courthouse, the railroad overpass in Wynne, Lake Austell at Village Creek State Park, a sorghum field with Wynne grain elevator in the background, a preserved Native American mound at Parkin Archaeological State Park, and streetside in the Wynne Commercial Historic District
Map of Arkansas highlighting Cross County
Location within the U.S. state of Arkansas
Map of the United States highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 35°17′30″N 90°46′24″W / 35.291666666667°N 90.773333333333°W / 35.291666666667; -90.773333333333
Country United States
State Arkansas
FoundedNovember 15, 1862
Named forDavid C. Cross
Largest cityWynne
 • Total622.33 sq mi (1,611.8 km2)
 • Land615.85 sq mi (1,595.0 km2)
 • Water6.48 sq mi (16.8 km2)  1.0%
 • Total16,833
 • Density27/sq mi (10/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)

Cross County is a county of the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2020 census, the population was 16,833.[2] The county seat is Wynne.[3] It was founded on November 15, 1862.

References[change | change source]

  1. Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Transportation (2014-10-16). Arkansas County Polygons (SHP file) (Map). Arkansas GIS Office. Retrieved January 1, 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "QuickFacts: Cross County, Arkansas". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011.