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POINSETT COUNTY

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  Poinsett County was formed February 28, 1838 from Green and Lawrence Counties. It is in the northeast section of the state. It was named for Joel Roberts Poinsett, congressman, ambassador, and amateur botanist.
Poinsett County ranks 5th in rice production according to the 1997 Census of Agriculture. The county seat is at Harrisburg.  (More County History)

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