Welcome to Cross County!

Cross County, Arkansas is the perfect place for those interested in a small-town community with big city amenities. Located less than 50 miles from both Downtown Memphis, Tennessee and Jonesboro, Arkansas; citizens of Cross County have the best of all worlds. Folks can enjoy an evening out in the city of Wynne’s revitalized downtown, take the evening to explore Memphis, or just listen to the quiet sounds of nature in one of the many camping areas in Arkansas’ largest state park. Nestled into beautiful Crowley’s Ridge in northeast Arkansas, Cross County is known for its history and southern charm. Founded in 1862, Cross county has stood as an example of what rural life should be like for over 150 years.

 

CHERRY VALLEY

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  • Pop. 651 (2010)

  • Located in Northern Cross County

  • Named for cherry trees at the bottom of Mann Hill on AR Hwy. 42

  • Thriving agricultural community

  • Cross County School District

  • CherryFest Committee works year-round on an annual event held each September as well as other community projects

HICKORY RIDGE

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  • Pop. 272 (2010)

  • Located in Northwest Cross County

  • Cross County School District

  • 45 minutes from Jonesboro

PARKIN

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  • Pop. 1,105 (2010)

  • Located in East Cross County on the St. Francis River

  • Wynne School District

  • History dates back to the sixteenth century

  • Parkin Archeological State Park

WYNNE

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  • Pop. 8,367 (2010)

  • Located in Central Cross County

  • County seat

  • Wynne School District

  • 45 minutes from Downtown Memphis