Cleveland County, Arkansas

related topics
{household, population, female}
{county, mile, population}
{government, party, election}
{black, white, people}

Cleveland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. Its population was 8,571 at the 2000 U.S. census. It is included in the Pine Bluff, Arkansas Metropolitan Statistical Area. The county seat is at Rison.



The Arkansas legislature established Dorsey County as Arkansas's 71st county on April 17, 1873, naming it for Stephen W. Dorsey, the U.S. Senator from Arkansas. When he was indicted for defrauding the Post Office, they renamed it on March 5, 1885, for Grover Cleveland, the newly elected President of the United States.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 599 square miles (1,551.4 km2), of which 598 square miles (1,548.8 km2) is land and 1 square mile (2.6 km2) (0.18%) is water.

Major highways

Full article ▸

related documents
Carteret County, North Carolina
Dimmit County, Texas
Storey County, Nevada
Harmon County, Oklahoma
La Plata County, Colorado
King and Queen County, Virginia
Lake County, Florida
Gallatin County, Montana
Calhoun County, Georgia
Jo Daviess County, Illinois
Washington County, Utah
Perry County, Arkansas
Worth County, Georgia
Bureau County, Illinois
Muscogee County, Georgia
Lanier County, Georgia
Floyd County, Georgia
Wilcox County, Georgia
Cape Girardeau County, Missouri
Merced County, California
Calhoun County, Illinois
Jackson County, Georgia
Appomattox County, Virginia
Christian County, Kentucky
Pike County, Georgia
Carroll County, Arkansas
Terrell County, Georgia
Baxter County, Arkansas
Logan County, Arkansas
Grand County, Colorado