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LAFAYETTE COUNTY is home to the Conway Cemetery State Park. When Arkansas was admitted to the Union as the 25th state on June 25, 1836, James Sevier Conway took office as Arkansas' first governor. The state park is an 11-acre historic site preserving Conway's final resting place. This cemetery is the family plot of the former Conway homesite and cotton plantation. It is located at Walnut Hill.
Lafayette County seat of government is located at Lewisville.
The county was named for Marquis de Lafayette.
The 2000 county population was 8,559.
Some communities within the county include:
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