St. Francis County, Arkansas

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Saint Francis County
St. Francis County Museum in Forrest City.
St. Francis County Museum in Forrest City.
Map of Arkansas highlighting Saint Francis County
Location within the U.S. state of Arkansas
Map of the United States highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 35°01′36″N 90°42′15″W / 35.026666666667°N 90.704166666667°W / 35.026666666667; -90.704166666667
Country United States
State Arkansas
FoundedOctober 13, 1827
Named forSt. Francis River
SeatForrest City
Largest cityForrest City
Area
 • Total643 sq mi (1,670 km2)
 • Land635 sq mi (1,640 km2)
 • Water7.7 sq mi (20 km2)  1.2%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
26,196
 • Density45/sq mi (17/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st

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.