St. Francis County, Arkansas

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Saint Francis County, Arkansas
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St. Francis County Museum in Forrest City.
Location within Arkansas
Location within Arkansas
Map of the United States highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
FoundedOctober 13, 1827
Named forSt. Francis River
SeatForrest City
Largest cityForrest City
Area
 • Total643 sq mi (1,665 km2)
 • Land635 sq mi (1,645 km2)
 • Water7.7 sq mi (20 km2), 1.2%
Population (est.)
 • (2016)26,196
 • Density45/sq mi (17/km2)
Congressional district1st
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5

St. Francis County is a county of the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 28,258.[1] The county seat is Forrest City.[2] The county was founded on October 13, 1827, and named for the St. Francis River.

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.