Place:Perry, Arkansas, United States

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Perry County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. Its population was 10,445 at the 2010 United States Census. The county seat is Perryville. Perry County is included in the Little RockNorth Little RockConway Metropolitan Statistical Area. The center of population of Arkansas is located in the far northeast corner of Perry County.

The county was formed on December 18, 1840, and named for Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, naval hero in the War of 1812. It is an alcohol prohibition or dry county.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1840 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1880 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1882 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1882 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1882 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1882 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1850 978
1860 2,465
1870 2,685
1880 3,872
1890 5,538
1900 7,294
1910 9,402
1920 9,905
1930 7,695
1940 8,392
1950 5,978
1960 4,927
1970 5,634
1980 7,266
1990 7,969

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