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CLEVELAND COUNTY

ARKANSAS GENEALOGY TRAILS

Cleveland County was organized August 17, 1873. The Arkansas legislature established Dorsey County as Arkansas' 71st county. It was named for Stephen W. Dorsey, a United States Senator from Arkansas. He was indicted for defrauding the Post Office and the county renamed it on March 5, 1885 for newly elected President Grover Cleveland.

The Cleveland County Courthouse is located at:

P. O. Box 348

Rison, AR 71665-0348

Phone: 870-325-6214

COUNTY POPULATION

1980--7,863

1990--7,781

2000--8,571

2005--8,903

Cities and Towns located in Cleveland County include:  Kingland--New Edinburg--Rison.


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INDEX

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