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Time Zone: Yell County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

Yell County was founded in 1840. Yell was created by taking area from Hot Spring, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Yell had a population of 22,496 people. This is an increase of 6.42% since the last Census (which gave a population of 21,139 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Yell represented 0.79% of the total population of Arkansas, making it the state's 35th most populous county (out of 75 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201022,185+4.95%-1.38% since 2009
200922,496+6.42%+1.39% since 2008
200822,188+4.96%+1.54% since 2007
200021,139The Last Census

More information can be found on the Yell County Census Page for Yell County.


Below are some of the communities located in Yell County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Yell County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Dardanelle   4,5164,2286.81% increase  
Danville   2,5152,3925.14% increase  
Ola   1,2651,2045.07% increase  
Plainview   7957555.3% increase  
Havana   4253928.42% increase  

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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