Perry County, Arkansas
|Perry County, Arkansas|
Perry County Courthouse in Perryville, Arkansas)
Location within Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
|Founded||December 18, 1840|
|Named for||Oliver Hazard Perry|
|• Total||561 sq mi (1,453 km2)|
|• Land||551 sq mi (1,427 km2)|
|• Water||9.1 sq mi (24 km2), 1.6%|
|• Density||19/sq mi (7/km2)|
|Time zone||Central: UTC−6/−5|
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.