Marion County, Arkansas
|Marion County, Arkansas|
Marion County Courthouse in Yellville
Location within Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
|Founded||September 25, 1836|
|Named for||Francis Marion|
|Largest city||Bull Shoals|
|• Total||640 sq mi (1,658 km2)|
|• Land||597 sq mi (1,546 km2)|
|• Water||43 sq mi (111 km2), 6.8%|
|• Density||28/sq mi (11/km2)|
|Time zone||Central: UTC−6/−5|
Marion County is a county of the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 16,653. The county seat is Yellville. Marion County was founded on September 25, 1836. It was named for General Francis Marion, the famous "Swamp Fox" of the Revolutionary War.
References[change | change source]
- Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 200.
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 14, 2011. Retrieved May 23, 2014.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.