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Boone County

Boone County was formed from Carroll County April 9, 1869.

It was not named for Daniel Boone, as was supposed, but was called "Boon"  because it was believed that for anyone who settled here, it would be a "boon."  The "e" was added to the name later.

Portions of Bull Shoals and Table Rock Lakes are contained in the county.
It is home to North Arkansas College.

Harrison is the county seat.
[source:  wikipedia]
OZARKS

Cities
 Diamond City ~ Harrison

Towns
 Alpena ~ Bellefonte ~ Bergman ~ Everton ~ Lead Hill ~ Omaha ~ South Lead Hill ~ Valley Springs ~ Zinc

Unincorporated Communities
 Batavia ~ Bear Creek Springs ~ Capps ~ Hopewell ~ Little Arkansaw ~ Self

Ghost Towns
 Elixir was a town in the vicinity of many springs. It was near present-day Bergman. Heavy rains flooded the town in 1883, which was a major factor in its decline by 1892. In the 1880s, both Lead Hill and Elixir were expecting a railroad but none materialized. This also helped the town's decline. Although the town is gone, the township of Elixir remains and currently contains Bergman.

 Keener was a town around one mile south of present-day Bergman. Keener was strong in the 1880s and had a population of about 1,000 people. By 1892, Keener had begun to decline.


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Website Updates:
Oct 2018:  bio for PENN.  Marriage notices:  BAILEY-ATKINS, JONES-HORNE, MCCORD-SAMUEL.  Death notice for WOODS

Feb 2018:  Marriages.  Class Lists of 1939, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1948, 1949.  Roster/Bios of Co. K, Clendenin Rifles in Spanish-Am War.  Death Notices/obits for ALLRED, ASHTON, AVERY, BADGLEY, BARNES, BARNETT, BARR, BENJAMIN, BERNARD, BESSE, BOYD, BRIGGS, BURNS, CAMPBELL, CHAMBERS, CLIFTON, COOK, COX, CRAWFORD, DANIEL, DEAL, DEES, DELK, DREWRY, DRIGGERS, ELLIS, EWING, FELT, FISK, FORCUM, FORSEE, FOUNTAIN, FOWLER, GARRISON, GIBBINS, GRAHAM, GRESHAM, HARTSELL, HENRY, HENSON, HOUSE, HUGHEY, JOHNSON, JONES, KIRK, KIRTLAND, KLUTTS, KNIGHT, LOPOTOWSKI, MITCHEM, MULFORD, MURRAY, MYLES, NEIGHBORS, NUTTER, PALADIONO, PARKER, PARRISH, PAYNE, PEMBERTON, PETERS, QUARLES, RAINS, REDDELL, REDMAN, RICHARDSON, ROBERTS, ROBERTSON, ROBINSON, ROSENCRANTZ, RICHARDSON, SEXTON, SHADDOX, SHATSWELL, SHORT, STRATTON, TALBURT, TATUM, TAYLOR, THOMASON, TILTON, TOWEL, TRAMMELL, TUCKER, TYLER, VANZANT, WALLACE, WEBB, WILKINSON, WISEHART, ZIMMERMAN

Nov 2017:  Mobile Friendly!  Burials in Enon Cemetery. Flood Wreck victims.  Marriage announcement: JACKSON-BRISCOE.  Gossip news for MORRS, RAYNOR, KINDALL, CUNNINGHAM.  Community News story.  Obits for WHITESIDE, PATTY, MAHAN. County description and early history

 

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