In the early days of Arkansas history, counties were physically much larger, although much more sparsely settled.
Clark County was one of five counties in existence when Arkansas Territory was established in 1819. In fact, the county celebrates its 199th anniversary later this week.
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Richter, Wendy Bradley, "Clark remembered for exploration of Louisiana Purchase" (2017). Articles. 200.