Yell County, Arkansas

Yell County: County in Arkansas, United States


Yell County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 22,185 and a population density of 23 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 21,181 inhabitants. Its county seat is Danville, Dardanelle. The county was created 182 years ago in 1840.

Quick Facts about Yell County

Population : 21,181 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arkansas (United States)
Area : 949 km2
Water as percent of area : 2%
Land as percent of area : 98%
Named for : Archibald Yell
Altitude : 1,004 feet / 306 meters
Capital : Danville, Dardanelle
Establishment : December 12, 1840
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 02:29:06 (1st February 2023)
Density : 22 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.74% (2010-2020)
Yell County locator map
Location of Yell County on Arkansas map.
Yell County Courthouse 001 image
Yell County Courthouse 001
Yell County Courthouse 001 image


Yell County is located at 35°0'9"N 93°24'41"W (35.0026000, -93.4112500). It has 7 neighbors: Conway County, Garland County, Logan County, Montgomery County, Perry County, Pope County and Scott County.

Yell County map

The largest city of Yell County is Dardanelle with a population of 4,498. Other cities include, Danville population 2,365, Ola population 1,196, Belleville population 411 and Havana population 363. See all Yell County cities & populated places.

Yell County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Yell County.

City Name Population Title
Dardanelle 4,498 City in Arkansas, USA
Danville 2,365 City in Yell County, Arkansas, United States
Ola 1,196 City in Arkansas, USA
Belleville 411 City in Arkansas, USA
Havana 363 City in Arkansas, USA

Yell County has 7 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Yell County decreased by 4.74% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 22,185 - census
2011 21,964 -1.01% estimation process
2012 21,824 -0.64% estimation process
2013 21,819 -0.02% estimation process
2014 21,768 -0.23% estimation process
2015 21,506 -1.22% estimation process
2016 21,502 -0.02% estimation process
2017 21,509 0.03% estimation process
2018 21,462 -0.22% estimation process
2019 21,341 -0.57% estimation process
2020 21,181 -0.76% estimation process

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People born in Yell County (3)

People born in Yell County, including first stepfather of 42nd U.S. President Bill Clinton Roger Clinton, Sr., Arkansas businessman and Republican state chairman William L. Spicer, football player Matt Hall, .


Arkansas Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Pulaski County 392,980 County in Arkansas, United States
Benton County 288,774 County in Arkansas, United States
New Caledonia 287,800 Unincorporated community in Arkansas, United States
Washington County 243,216 County in Arkansas, United States
Little Rock 197,866 Capital and largest city of Arkansas
Sebastian County 127,590 County in Arkansas, United States
Faulkner County 126,919 County in Arkansas, United States
Saline County 123,968 County in Arkansas, United States
Craighead County 112,245 County in Arkansas, United States
Garland County 99,789 County in Arkansas, United States
Fayetteville 89,576 County seat of Washington County, Arkansas, United States
Fort Smith 87,764 City in Arkansas, USA
Springdale 81,115 City in Arkansas, United States
Jonesboro 79,859 County seat city in Craighead County, Arkansas, USA
White County 78,729 County in Arkansas, United States
Lonoke County 73,921 County in Arkansas, United States