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Arkadelphia in Clark County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Clark County

 
 
Clark County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 2, 2018
1. Clark County Marker
Inscription.  Clark County was created by the legislature of Missouri Territory on Dec. 15, 1818 and named for the territorial governor, William Clark. It comprised, roughly, all of the present Clark, Hot Spring, Garland, Pike and Dallas counties. Early county seats were at or near the homes of Jacob Barkman on the Caddo and Adam Stroud near Hollywood, and the town of Biscoeville. In 1830 the seat was established at Greenville, where it remained for twelve years. Was moved to Arkadelphia in 1842.
The county has an area of 878 square miles and population of 20,743.
 
Erected 1960 by Clark County.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. A significant historical date for this entry is December 15, 1818.
 
Location.
Clark County Marker at the Clark County Courthouse. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 2, 2018
2. Clark County Marker at the Clark County Courthouse.
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34° 7.119′ N, 93° 3.077′ W. Marker is in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, in Clark County. Marker is at the intersection of Clay Street and South 4th Street, on the right when traveling east on Clay Street. Located in front of the Clark County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 Clay Street, Arkadelphia AR 71923, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Clark County Confederate Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Manufacturing / The Military Road (approx. 4.4 miles away); Skirmish at Bozeman's House (approx. 5.8 miles away).
 
Regarding Clark County. Almost 60 years later, the population is about 2,000 more than when the marker was placed.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Clark County. (Submitted on August 9, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 9, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 110 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 9, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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