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Yell County, Arkansas

Yell County Arkansas
US county information
NameYell County
SeatDanville (western district);
Dardanelle (eastern district)
US Area
Total Area948.84 sq mi (2457.5 km2)
Land Area927.89 sq mi (2403.2 km2)
Water Area20.95 sq mi (54.3 km2)
Population22185 (2010)
Density9.23/km2 (23.9/sq mi)
Named forArchibald Yell
Time zoneCST/

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Yell County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of 2010, the population was 22,185. The county has two county seats, Dardanelle and Danville. Yell County is Arkansas's 41st county, formed on 5 December 1840 and named after Archibald Yell, who was the state's first member of the United States House of Representatives and the second governor of Arkansas; he later was killed in combat at the Battle of Buena Vista during the Mexican-American War. It is an alcohol prohibition or dry county.

Yell County is part of the Russellville Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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Students to be taught to fight or flee shooters - Carroll County News Tweet this news
Carroll County News--"If a stranger approaches, they are taught to fight, kick and -yell-. It's a lot harder to hit a moving target." This advice differs from what students, staff and even SROs were taught in the past when SROs were - Date : Wed, 10 Aug 2011 20:08:14 GMT+00:00
Arkansas' 4th District a 2012 battleground - Southern Political Report Tweet this news
Southern Political Report--He is from -Yell County-, which is new to the 4 th District. Beth Anne Rankin, who served on Gov. Mike Huckabee's (R) staff, is a businesswoman (television productions), and a former Miss -Arkansas-. In 2010, she won a hotl - Date : Tue, 09 Aug 2011 19:38:14 GMT+00:00
Political Grit - The Weekly Standard Tweet this news
The Weekly Standard--That's the same place that was made a household name in True Grit, as in “My name is Mattie Ross of near Dardanelle in -Yell County-.” But the story of Tom Cotton which is about to unfold in his congressional campaign is stri - Date : Sat, 30 Jul 2011 05:30:48 GMT+00:00
Oklahoma escapee nabbed in Arkansas - Arkansas Online (subscription) Tweet this news
Arkansas Online (subscription)--Helping the US Marshals with the capture were law enforcement officers with the US Marshals Service Eastern -Arkansas- Fugitive Task Force, -Arkansas- State Police, the -Yell County- sheriff's office and the US Forest - Date : Wed, 18 May 2011 19:03:51 GMT+00:00
Fund provided $23800 in scholarships in spring - Russellville Courier Tweet this news
Russellville Courier--With a little searching on the Internet, Matthews discovered the Pope and -Yell County- Single Parent Scholarship Fund, which has been assisting local parents in Matthews' situation since 1997. Justin Keller, executive director - Date : Mon, 16 May 2011 17:35:36 GMT+00:00
Browsing at the Library - Tweet this news the afternoon wore on, I became engrossed in the fictional words of Mattie Ross of -Yell County-, -Arkansas-. She was writing as an old woman recalling the events of her youth. Both her voice and her story are truly unique. Dinnertime - Date : Thu, 07 Apr 2011 05:37:16 GMT+00:00
For home delivery: - Russellville Courier Tweet this news
Russellville Courier--The regular meeting of the Pope County Master Gardeners will be April 14 at the Assembly of God at North -Arkansas- Avenue and G Street. David Moulder, -Yell County- Extension agent, will speak on propagation, including air layering. - Date : Tue, 05 Apr 2011 17:36:56 GMT+00:00
Notions of Justice in 'True Grit' - (blog) Tweet this news (blog)--From her opening voice-over in True Grit (2010), Mattie Ross of -Yell County- (Hailee Steinfeld) lets us know she aims to “avenge her father's blood.” She may frame later arguments for her actions with reference to the la - Date : Sat, 26 Mar 2011 19:32:57 GMT+00:00
First of weekly events starts Tuesday - Russellville Courier Tweet this news
Russellville Courier--The Lake Nimrod Tuesday night tournaments have become very popular with -Yell County- anglers, as well as a good number of anglers throughout the region who drop in and fish these events from time to time. The Lake Nimrod tournaments - Date : Mon, 21 Mar 2011 18:08:53 GMT+00:00
JPs renew assignments - Russellville Courier Tweet this news
Russellville Courier--DANVILLE The -Yell County- Quorum Court was thanked for its help during Monday nights regular meeting by Dana Oldenstadt-Williams of the Dardanelle Senior Center who asked for continued support. Oldenstadt-Williams said she doesn&a - Date : Wed, 16 Mar 2011 16:50:06 GMT+00:00

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Municipalities and communities of Yell County, Arkansas

County seat: Danville
CitiesBelleville * Danville * Dardanelle * Havana * Ola * Plainview

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