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Yell County, Arkansas

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  • Betty Askew (1896 - 1975)
    Betty White Askew, Born July, 27th. 1896, Passed away Wednesday in a Little Rock, Arkansas hospital. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Logan White, and a member of the Belleville Baptist Churc...
  • Dr. Gary Wayne Russell (1944 - 2011)
    Gary Wayne Russell age 67 of Dardanelle died Thursday, September 29, 2011 at his home. He was born August 22, 1944 at Portland, Oregon to the late Lester and Bernice Gurwell Russell. He was a doctor at...
  • Mattie Florida Barnard (1902 - 1989)
  • James Jefferson Briggs (1792 - 1855)

Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Yell County, Arkansas.

Formed on December 5, 1840, it was named after Archibald Yell, who was the state's first member of the United States House of Representatives and the second governor of Arkansas. He died in combat at the Battle of Buena Vista during the Mexican–American War.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Towns

  • Belleville
  • Corinth
  • Danville (County Seat)
  • Dardanelle (County Seat)
  • Havana
  • Ola
  • Plainview

For a complete list of Townships & Communities, please see Wikipedia.


Genealogy Trails

Hearthstone Legacy

Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places

AR GenWeb

Holla Bend Nat'l Wildlife Ref. (part)

Ouachita National Forest (part)

Ozark National Forest (part)