Poinsett County, Arkansas

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Poinsett County, Arkansas
Harrisburg AR downtown 016.jpg
Poinsett County Courthouse, June 2011
Location within Arkansas
Location within Arkansas
Map of the United States highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
FoundedFebruary 28, 1838
Named forJoel Roberts Poinsett
SeatHarrisburg
Largest cityTrumann
Area
 • Total763 sq mi (1,976 km2)
 • Land758 sq mi (1,963 km2)
 • Water5.2 sq mi (13 km2), 0.7%
Population (est.)
 • (2016)24,023
 • Density32/sq mi (12/km2)
Congressional district1st
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5
Websitewww.poinsettcounty.us

Poinsett County is a county of the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 24,583.[1] The county seat is Harrisburg.[2] It was founded on February 28, 1838.

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 19, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.