Perry County, Arkansas
Perry County Courthouse in Perryville, Arkansas)
Location within the U.S. state of Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
|Founded||December 18, 1840|
|Named for||Oliver Hazard Perry|
|• Total||561 sq mi (1,450 km2)|
|• Land||551 sq mi (1,430 km2)|
|• Water||9.1 sq mi (24 km2) 1.6%%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||19/sq mi (7/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (Central)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
Perry County is a county of the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,445. The county seat is Perryville. Perry County was founded on December 18, 1840, and named for Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, naval hero in the War of 1812.