Perry County, Arkansas

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Perry County
Perry County Courthouse in Perryville, Arkansas)
Perry County Courthouse in Perryville, Arkansas)
Map of Arkansas highlighting Perry County
Location within the U.S. state of Arkansas
Map of the United States highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 34°57′37″N 92°56′07″W / 34.960277777778°N 92.935277777778°W / 34.960277777778; -92.935277777778
Country United States
State Arkansas
FoundedDecember 18, 1840
Named forOliver Hazard Perry
SeatPerryville
Largest cityPerryville
Area
 • Total561 sq mi (1,450 km2)
 • Land551 sq mi (1,430 km2)
 • Water9.1 sq mi (24 km2)  1.6%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
10,132
 • Density19/sq mi (7/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district2nd
Websiteperrycoarkansas.org

Perry County is a county of the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,445.[1] The county seat is Perryville.[2] Perry County was founded on December 18, 1840, and named for Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, naval hero in the War of 1812.

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 16, 2011. Retrieved May 19, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.