Arkansas County, Arkansas

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Coordinates: 34°16′27″N 91°23′02″W / 34.27417°N 91.38389°W / 34.27417; -91.38389

Arkansas County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2000 census, the population was 20,749. The county has two county seats, De Witt and Stuttgart. The first of the state's 75 present-day counties to be created, Arkansas County was formed on 13 December 1813 and is named after the Arkansas Indian tribe.

Arkansas County is one of seven US counties to share its name with its state (the others are Hawaii County, Hawaii, Idaho County, Idaho, Iowa County, Iowa, New York County, New York, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, and Utah County, Utah).

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,034 square miles (2,678.0 km2), of which 988 square miles (2,558.9 km2) is land and 45 square miles (116.5 km2) (4.38%) is water.

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