Cherokee City, Arkansas

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Cherokee City, Arkansas
Census-designated place
Cherokee City southern limits, February 2013
Cherokee City southern limits, February 2013
Cherokee City, Arkansas is located in Arkansas
Cherokee City, Arkansas
Cherokee City, Arkansas
Coordinates: 36°17′54″N 94°34′40″W / 36.29833°N 94.57778°W / 36.29833; -94.57778
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Benton
Area[1]
 • Total 0.468 sq mi (1.21 km2)
 • Land 0.468 sq mi (1.21 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,155 ft (352 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 72
 • Density 150/sq mi (59/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 479
GNIS feature ID 76597[3]

Cherokee City is an unincorporated census-designated place in Benton County, Arkansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population is 72.[2] It is the location of (or is the nearest community to) Coon Creek Bridge, which is located on Cty Rd. 24 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[4] The community was named for the Cherokee Indians, since the Trail of Tears crossed the landscape when the Cherokee migrated west to Indian territory, now Oklahoma in the late 1830s. The town is about 5 miles east of Oklahoma and 4 miles south of the Missouri state line.

Education[edit]

Public education is available from the Gentry School District that leads to graduation from Gentry High School.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 36°17′54″N 94°34′40″W / 36.29833°N 94.57778°W / 36.29833; -94.57778