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Poinsett County, Arkansas

US county information
NamePoinsett County
US Area
Total Area763.39 sq mi (1977.2 km2)
Land Area757.74 sq mi (1962.5 km2)
Water Area5.65 sq mi (14.6 km2)
Population24583 (2010)
Density12.52/km2 (32.4/sq mi)
FoundedFebruary 28, 1838
Congressional district1st

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Poinsett County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of 2010, the population was 24,583. It is included in the Jonesboro, Arkansas Metropolitan Statistical Area. The county seat is Harrisburg. The county was formed on February 28, 1838, and named for Joel R. Poinsett, U.S. Secretary of War.

The first county seat was Bolivar, located 3 miles north of town on the Old Military Road. Now Bolivar is just a Cemetery.

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Poinsett County man arrested on rape, sexual indecency charges - KAIT Tweet this news
KAIT---POINSETT COUNTY-, -AR- (KAIT) - After an investigation into a sexual assault, state police and officers from the Poinsett County Sheriff's Office arrested a man, who was later charged with Rape and two counts of Sexual Indecency with a Child. - Date : Fri, 02 Dec 2011 12:18:24 GMT
Arkansas Officer Killed At Traffic Stop - Tweet this news suspect shot and killed 30-year-old Trumann police Officer Jonathan Schmidt shortly before midnight Tuesday in -Poinsett County- as Schmidt and the other officer approached the vehicle, Police Chief Tony Rusher said. Trumann is about 125 - Date : Thu, 21 Apr 2011 19:53:14 GMT+00:00
Suspect faces capital murder charges - KATV Tweet this news
KATV--Jerry Lard, 37, will be held at the -Poinsett County- Jail. Lard is accused of killing Trumann police officer Jonathan Schmidt following a traffic stop on April 12 th . Officer Cory Overstreet was also injured. Lard will face charges of capital murd - Date : Wed, 20 Apr 2011 14:35:21 GMT+00:00
Jerry Lard accused of killing Trumann police officer in court - Today's THV Tweet this news
Today's THV--Lard, 37, will appear in a -Poinsett County- courtroom on capital murder, rape, drug and firearm charges. -Arkansas- State Police are working this investigation and have not released what the rape charge stems from. Last Tuesday, officer - Date : Wed, 20 Apr 2011 15:23:31 GMT+00:00
Arkansas Lands In-State LB Commit - MrSEC Tweet this news
MrSEC--Turner led the state of -Arkansas- with 177 tackles as a junior from East -Poinsett County- last year. You must be logged in to post a comment. This entry was posted on Monday, April 18th, 2011 at 1:28 pm and is filed under Recruiting . ... - Date : Mon, 18 Apr 2011 17:30:11 GMT+00:00
Boyd Commits to Arkansas - Razorback Central (subscription) Tweet this news
Razorback Central (subscription)--Boyd joins Warren wide receiver Jalen Cobb (6-1, 180), Pottsville OL Jeremy Ward (6-4, 280), Port Arthur (Texas) Memorial tailback/wideout Nate Holmes (6-1, 185) and East -Poinsett County- linebacker AJ Turner (6-2, 207) - Date : Wed, 20 Apr 2011 13:52:48 GMT+00:00
Grieving town gets ready to bury officer - Arkansas Online (subscription) Tweet this news
Arkansas Online (subscription)---...- to bury an officer killed in a Tuesday night traffic stop in the -Poinsett County- town. Get started in less than 60 seconds. Pick a plan below to sign up! More than 600000 people throughout the state read the -Arkans - Date : Sat, 16 Apr 2011 08:18:59 GMT+00:00
Busy Weekend In Arkansas - (subscription) Tweet this news (subscription)--Saturday will also feature the arrival in Fayetteville for the Red-White game of several 2012 grid prospects, including linebacker AJ Turner (6-0, 200) of East -Poinsett County-. Turner, who also plays for the Wings&ap - Date : Fri, 15 Apr 2011 00:25:37 GMT+00:00
KATV Channel 7 - The Spirit of Arkansas: In N. Dakota, flood attention turns ... - KATV Tweet this news
KATV--In eastern South Dakota, owners of cabins and homes fought high water at Lake Kampeska at Watertown and at Lake -Poinsett- 25 miles to the south. Lake Kampeska appeared to have crested over the weekend 45.2 inches over full, while -Poinsett- was a r - Date : Mon, 11 Apr 2011 21:06:59 GMT+00:00
Areas affected: Crittenden, AR; Cross, AR; Lauderdale, TN; Mississippi, AR ... - WREG Tweet this news

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Municipalities and communities of Poinsett County, Arkansas

County seat: Harrisburg
CitiesHarrisburg * Lepanto * Marked Tree * Trumann * Weiner
TownsFisher * Tyronza * Waldenburg
Greenfield * Rivervale

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