Helena is the eastern portion of Helena-West Helena, Arkansas, a city in Phillips County, Arkansas. As of the 2000 census, this portion of the city population was 6,323. Helena was the county seat of Phillips County until January 1, 2006, when it merged its government and city limits with neighboring West Helena.
Helena is the birthplace of Arkansas' former Senior United States Senator Blanche Lincoln and actor/director/filmmaker Chuck Williams. Helena is home to the longest running daily radio program in the U.S., King Biscuit Time.