Phillips County, Arkansas

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Phillips County, Arkansas
Phillips County Arkansas Courthouse.jpg
Phillips County Courthouse in Helena-West Helena
Location within Arkansas
Location within Arkansas
Map of the United States highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
FoundedMay 1, 1820
SeatHelena-West Helena
Largest cityHelena-West Helena
Area
 • Total727 sq mi (1,883 km2)
 • Land696 sq mi (1,803 km2)
 • Water32 sq mi (83 km2), 4.4%
Population (est.)
 • (2016)18,975
 • Density31/sq mi (12/km2)
Congressional district1st
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5
Websitephillipscounty.arkansas.gov

Phillips County is a county of the U.S. state of Arkansas, in what is known as the Arkansas Delta along the Mississippi River. As of the 2010 census, the population was 21,757.[1] The county seat is Helena-West Helena.[2] It was founded on May 1, 1820.

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 16, 2011. Retrieved May 19, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.