Johnson County, Arkansas

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Johnson County, Arkansas
Johnson County Courthouse.JPG
Johnson County Courthouse in Clarksville
Location within Arkansas
Location within Arkansas
Map of the United States highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
FoundedNovember 16, 1833
SeatClarksville
Largest cityClarksville
Area
 • Total683 sq mi (1,769 km2)
 • Land660 sq mi (1,709 km2)
 • Water23 sq mi (60 km2), 3.4%
Population (est.)
 • (2016)26,176
 • Density39/sq mi (15/km2)
Congressional district4th
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5
Websitejohnsoncounty.arkansas.gov

Johnson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 25,540.[1] The county seat is Clarksville.[2] Johnson County was founded on November 16, 1833 and named for Benjamin Johnson,[3] a Territorial Judge.

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 12, 2011. Retrieved May 22, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2015-05-10. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 169.