Marion County First County Seat - Yellville AR
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N 36° 13.523 W 092° 40.915
15S E 528586 N 4008994
Quick Description: Directly east of the southern entry way to the courthouse, you will find this informational sign briefly describing the history of Marion County and Yellville.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 12/16/2012 6:10:48 PM
Waymark Code: WMFY8X
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member arkansas stickerdude
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Long Description:
MARION COUNTY

FIRST COUNTY SEAT

MARION COUNTY, CREATED IN 1835, WAS

FIRST NAMED SEARCY COUNTY. IN 1836, ITS

NAME CHANGED TO MARION BY THE FIRST

STATE LEGISLATURE. THAT SAME YEAR

YELLVILLE WAS LAID OUT AS A TOWN AND

MADE THE PERMANENT SEAT OF COUNTY

GOVERNMENT. THE COUNTY WAS NAMED

FOR GENERAL FRANCIS MARION.
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