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PHILLIPS COUNTY

ARKANSAS GENEALOGY TRAILS

Phillips County is located in the southeast central part of the state bordering the Mississippi River. It was named for the first white settler and representative to the first Territorial Legislature of the Arkansas Territory, Sylvanus Phillips.

The county was organized May 1, 1820 and was the seventh county in Arkansas.

The county seat is at Helena.

Courthouse Address:

600 Cherry Street
Helena, AR 72342-3306

Phone: 870-338-5500

Population Totals:

1980--34,768
1990--28,838
2000--26,445
2005--24,107

Cities and Towns:

Elaine
Helena
West Helena
Lake View
Lexa
Marvell

THIS COUNTY NEEDS A HOST!

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INDEX

The index will include biographies, cemetery lists, obituaries, census and other data that individuals would like to send in to be included. Anything that will be helpful to other researchers will be considered and made free and available. Send your information to Anna and mark the subject "Phillips County."

Visit these counties that border Phillips County:

LEE COUNTY, AR

MONROE COUNTY, AR

ARKANSAS COUNTY, AR

DESHA COUNTY, AR

TUNICA COUNTY, MS

COAHOMA COUNTY, MS

BOLIVAR COUNTY, MS

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