Phillips County, Arkansas

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Phillips County
Phillips County courthouse in Helena-West Helena
Phillips County courthouse in Helena-West Helena
Map of Arkansas highlighting Phillips 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°23′25″N 90°52′11″W / 34.390277777778°N 90.869722222222°W / 34.390277777778; -90.869722222222
Country United States
State Arkansas
FoundedMay 1, 1820
Named forSylvanus Phillips
SeatHelena-West Helena
Largest cityHelena-West Helena
 • Total727 sq mi (1,880 km2)
 • Land696 sq mi (1,800 km2)
 • Water32 sq mi (80 km2)  4.4%
 • Total16,568
 • Density23/sq mi (8.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)

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 2020 census, the population was 16,568.[1] The county seat is Helena-West Helena.[2] It was founded on May 1, 1820.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: Phillips County, Arkansas". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.