Johnson County, Arkansas

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Johnson County
Courthouse in Clarksville
Courthouse in Clarksville
Map of Arkansas highlighting Johnson 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°33′00″N 93°28′00″W / 35.55°N 93.466666666667°W / 35.55; -93.466666666667
Country United States
State Arkansas
FoundedNovember 16, 1833
Largest cityClarksville
 • Total683 sq mi (1,770 km2)
 • Land660 sq mi (1,700 km2)
 • Water23 sq mi (60 km2)  3.4%
 • Total25,749
 • Density38/sq mi (15/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)

Johnson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2020 census, the population was 25,749.[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. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: Johnson County, Arkansas". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  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.