Yell County, Arkansas

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Yell County, Arkansas
Yell County Courthouse 001.jpg
Yell County Courthouse in Dardanelle
Location within Arkansas
Location within Arkansas
Map of the United States highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
FoundedDecember 5, 1840
Named forArchibald Yell
Government
• Sheriff

Bill Gilkey
SeatDanville (western district);
Dardanelle (eastern district)
Largest cityDardanelle
Area
 • Total949 sq mi (2,458 km2)
 • Land930 sq mi (2,409 km2)
 • Water19 sq mi (49 km2), 2.0%
Population (est.)
 • (2016)21,552
 • Density24/sq mi (9/km2)
Congressional district4th
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5
Websiteyellcounty.net

Yell County is a county of the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 22,185.[1] The county seats are Dardanelle and Danville.[2] It was founded on December 5, 1840.

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.