Phillips County, Arkansas

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Phillips County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of 2000, the population was 26,445. The county seat is Helena-West Helena.[1] Phillips County is Arkansas's seventh county, formed on May 1, 1820, and named for Sylvanus Phillips, the area's first-known white settler and representative to the first Territorial Legislature of the Arkansas Territory.

The Helena-West Helena Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Phillips County.

Arkansas Attorney General Bruce Bennett was born in Phillips County in 1917 but reared and lived his adult years in El Dorado, the seat of Union County, Arkansas in southern Arkansas.[2]



According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 727 square miles (1,884 km²), of which 693 square miles (1,794 km²) is land and 35 square miles (90 km²) (4.76%) is water.

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