Cherokee City, Arkansas
|Cherokee City, Arkansas|
Cherokee City southern limits, February 2013
|• 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)|
|• Density||150/sq mi (59/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||76597|
Cherokee City is an unincorporated census-designated place in Benton County, Arkansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population is 72. 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. 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.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- "American FactFinder". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 26 April 2011.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cherokee City, Arkansas
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13.
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