Yell County, Arkansas

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Yell County
Yell County Courthouse in Dardanelle
Yell County Courthouse in Dardanelle
Map of Arkansas highlighting Yell 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°59′54″N 93°27′09″W / 34.998333333333°N 93.4525°W / 34.998333333333; -93.4525
Country United States
State Arkansas
FoundedDecember 5, 1840
Named forArchibald Yell
SeatDanville (western district);
Dardanelle (eastern district)
Largest cityDardanelle
Area
 • Total949 sq mi (2,460 km2)
 • Land930 sq mi (2,400 km2)
 • Water19 sq mi (50 km2)  2.0%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
21,552
 • Density24/sq mi (9/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district4th
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.