Cross County, Arkansas
Cross County, Arkansas, is located in the eastern region of central Arkansas. The county was formed in November of 1862 to become the 53rd county formed in Arkansas. Cross County encompasses 616 square miles with a population of just under 20,000. The county seat and largest town is Wynne. The other incorporated cities are Cherry Valley, Hickory Ridge and Parkin.
Agriculture is the predominant industry, with rice, soybeans, and cotton as the primary crops. In addition, the County is also the site of the only copper tubing mill in Arkansas.
There are two state parks in the county: the nearly 7,000-acre Village Creek State Park with a 27-hole golf course and the Parkin Archeological State Park that offers over 100 acres of historical exploration related to a Native-American village, as well as a restored one-room schoolhouse that was used in the first half of the twentieth century.
Please explore this website and learn more about the community of Cross County.