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Lafayette County, Arkansas

US county information
NameLafayette County
US Area
Total Area545.07 sq mi (1411.7 km2)
Land Area526.50 sq mi (1363.6 km2)
Water Area18.57 sq mi (48.1 km2)
Population7645 (2010)
Density5.6/km2 (14.5/sq mi)
FoundedOctober 15, 1827

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Lafayette County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of 2010, the population was 7,645. The county seat is Lewisville. Lafayette County was formed on October 15, 1827 and named in honor of Marquis de Lafayette, a French military hero and American general who fought during the American Revolutionary War and who toured the US in 1824/25 upon the 50th anniversary of the founding of the nation.
The local pronunciation of the name is "luh-FAY-ut". It is a dry county; therefore, the sale of alcohol is prohibited.

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Ladycats ready to hoop against Emerson in SAU tourney - Siftings Herald Tweet this news
Siftings Herald--The Ladycats will return to action at home with the Bobcats on this Friday, November 30 hosting -Arkansas- High at Jones Field House Gymnasium. The following is -...- -Lafayette County- Wednesday, November 28 Girls Game 2: 3:00 p.m. Magno - Date : Mon, 26 Nov 2012 22:03:26 GMT
FBI still looking for thieves of Indian artifacts - News from Indian Country Tweet this news
News from Indian Country--They were discovered in 1980 along the Red River in -Lafayette County- by US Army Corps of Engineers employees who uncovered a Caddo Indian burial ground while working on a river containment project. Your Donation Is More Than Ap - Date : Thu, 30 Jun 2011 03:50:09 GMT+00:00
Elizabeth Public Schools Honored For Fighting Childhood Obesity - NJ TODAY Tweet this news
NJ TODAY--2; Toussaint L'Ouverture - Marquis de -Lafayette- School No. 6; Terence C. Reilly School No. 7; Benjamin Franklin School No. 13; Abraham Lincoln School No. 14; Victor Mravlag School No. 21 and William F. Halloran School No. 22 located at Mo - Date : Fri, 24 Jun 2011 13:01:59 GMT+00:00
Taggart says Monroe's Wilson making impact - Glasgow Daily Times Tweet this news
Glasgow Daily Times--Western Kentucky won two road games at Louisiana -Lafayette- and -Arkansas- State, and Taggart plans on bringing that spirit of winning back to WKU on a more regular basis. During a visit to Glasgow on Thursday, Taggart told a large c - Date : Fri, 10 Jun 2011 18:02:03 GMT+00:00
This Week in History: Virginia no, Utica yes - Utica Observer Dispatch Tweet this news
Utica Observer Dispatch--The Busy Corner in downtown Utica where Bleecker and -Lafayette- streets meet Genesee has four corners and in 1958, when this photo was taken, the busiest of them all was the one on the northeast corner. Daw's drugstore h - Date : Sun, 24 Apr 2011 11:10:03 GMT+00:00
President of Tulsa oil firm dies in small-plane crash - Tulsa World Tweet this news
Tulsa World--By Staff and Wire reports DE QUEEN, Ark. - The president of a Tulsa oil company was killed in the crash of a small airplane Friday at the Sevier -County- Airport near De Queen in southwest -Arkansas-. The man was identified by authorities as - Date : Sat, 16 Apr 2011 07:35:59 GMT+00:00
BUYINS.NET: SO, IBKC, FFIC, TSS, ALXN, FCCO Expected To Be Up Before Next ... - TMC Net Tweet this news
TMC Net---...- including 136 bank branch offices in Louisiana, -Arkansas-, Florida, Alabama, Tennessee, and Texas; and 26 title insurance offices in -Arkansas- and Louisiana. The company was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in -Lafayette-, Louisiana. - Date : Thu, 07 Apr 2011 11:09:57 GMT+00:00
Wildfires Continue to Plague Arkansas - Tweet this news fires were burning Tuesday in Madison, -Lafayette-, Columbia and Ashley counties but there had been no reports of structures damaged or any injuries. -County- Judges have issued burn bans in Ashley, Boone, Carroll, Conway, Lincoln, - Date : Wed, 23 Mar 2011 14:24:47 GMT+00:00
Arkansas Farmers Battle Drought Conditions - KTBS Tweet this news
KTBS--Drought conditions are extreme in Southwest -Arkansas-. -Lafayette County- Extension Agent Joe Vestal is monitoring area crops. He says last year's excessive rain caused major problems for farmers, but this year has been too dry. Vestal says ma - Date : Mon, 21 Mar 2011 21:44:52 GMT+00:00
Bible study in Arkansas schools? - Washington Post (blog) Tweet this news
Washington Post (blog)--Last year, a school board member in -Lafayette County-, Ark., suggested a class that would use the Bible to understand current events. The 40-day flood of the Old Testament parallels modern natural disasters and the destruction of - Date : Mon, 21 Mar 2011 13:24:14 GMT+00:00

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Municipalities and communities of Lafayette County, Arkansas

County seat: Lewisville
CitiesBradley * Buckner * Lewisville * Stamps

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