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Cherokee City, Arkansas
Cherokee City southern limits, February 2013
Location of Cherokee City in Benton County, Arkansas.
|• Total||0.47 sq mi (1.21 km2)|
|• Land||0.47 sq mi (1.21 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,155 ft (352 m)|
|• Density||155.98/sq mi (60.17/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|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 2522. 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.
Public education is available from the Gentry School District that leads to graduation from Gentry High School.
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