Prairie County, Arkansas
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Prairie County
Created as Arkansas's 54th county in 1864.
The county is named for the Grand Prairie, a subregion of the Arkansas Delta known for rice cultivation and aquaculture which runs through the county.
The county at first was land given to Cherokee Indians resettled from Tennessee and was the Western band of Cherokee reservation from 1812 to 1836

As of the 2010 Census, the county's population was 8,715 people in 4,503 households.
Based on population, the county is the ninth-smallest county in Arkansas.
[source:  wikipedia]

Cities and Towns
Des Arc, is located in the northern part of the county on the White River.
Hazen located near the county's center
DeValls Bluff (a second county seat) are located near the county's center, both along US 70.
Fredonia (Biscoe), located near the east side
Ulm, located near the south side

Unincorporated Communities
 Barrettsville ~ Bay Plantation ~ Beulah ~ Brasfield ~ Buck's Landing ~ Childers ~ Crossroad ~ Edwards ~
Erwin ~ Fairmount ~ Four Mile Corner ~ Gospoda ~ Hallsville ~ Harrys ~ Hayley ~ Hickory Plains ~
Jasmine ~ Kay ~ Letchworth ~ Little Dixie ~ Lookout ~ Mesa ~ Peppers Lake ~ Peppers Landing ~
Plunketts ~ Sand Hill ~ Screeton ~ Siedenstricker ~ Slovak ~ Tarnceville ~ Tollville ~ Vaby

Historical Communities (i.e. "Ghost Towns")
Balle ~ Bardill ~ Beecher ~ Cuneo ~ Enarc ~ Harrys ~ Hunterton ~ La Grue ~ Leighton ~ Mooresville ~
Nahay ~ Slovaktown ~ Spear ~ Stineville ~ Super ~ Thomas ~ Uzzett ~ Veits ~ Willard ~ Yuma
 

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Prairie County Data


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Church Histories / Records

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Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Feb 2018:  County Organization and Early History
Jan 2018:  Crime news for WHITEMAN, NUNN, BATY, CRUTCHER.  Gossip news for PROCTOR, MCCRACKIN.  1850 Mortality Schedule.  obit for PASS, JONES, BYRD
 


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