The Equal Justice Initiative reported in 2015 that the county had 18 lynchings of African Americans from 1877-1950, most in the decades near the turn of the 20th century.
This was the highest of any county other than Phillips, where the Elaine Race Riot is believed to have resulted in more than 200 deaths of African Americans.
Two different eco-regions border the Grand Prairie along the major rivers forming the county's east and southern boundaries: the Arkansas River Holocene Meander Belt and the Western Lowlands Holocene Meanders.
These areas of flat floodplain contain the meander belts of the present and past watercourses, point bars, natural levees, swales, and abandoned river channels.
Arkansas County is one of seven present-day counties in the United States that have the same name as the state in which they are located.
The county was created by the Missouri Territorial Legislature on December 31, 1813.
It was called Arkansas after the Arkansas River, and the Arkansas tribe of Native Americans.
This area was developed for cotton plantations through the antebellum period, based on the labor of enslaved African-American workers.We're one of the oldest and best known dating communities on the web, and we have a unique, and very popular, secret weapon - our intelligent two-way matching feature. From almost the moment we talked I could sense the levels of connection we would have.It's successfully launched thousands of happy and lasting relationships. We are so different but we compliment each other very well. I have to stop and think about how quickly it's happened. Like not getting involved for someone for physical reasons. Arkansas County initially sent two companies of militia to Little Rock to serve in what would become the 1st Arkansas Infantry Regiment: Company H, known as "The Crockett Rifles", and Company K, known as "The De Witt Guards".A third company would join the 6th Arkansas Infantry Regiment as the "Dixie Grays".