About The Area
About Poinsett County
Poinsett County, Arkansas Real Estate & Area Facts
Formed on February 28, 1838 and named for U.S. Secretary of War. Joel R. Poinsett, the county seat is of Poinsett County is Harrisburg, AR. Located in the northeastern corner of Arkansas, Poinsett County is known for it’s historical significance and a leader in agricultural and agribusiness.
A Diversified Poinsett County Economy
Fertile Poinsett County farmland produces abundant crops including cotton, rice, wheat, corn and soybeans. Economic diversity is achieved in large part by a healthy manufacturing sector and plays a significant role in local area employment. Other business sectors offering employment opportunities for Poinsett County residents include educational health, social services and retail.
A Sportsman’s Paradise!
Created by earthquakes in the early 1800’s, the “Sunken Lands of Arkansas” stretch across parts of the Greene, Craighead and Poinsett Counties. The area has attained national notoriety for its hunting and fishing. Designated as the St. Francis Sunken Lands Wildlife Management Area, a loop off U. S. 63 takes travelers through the region, extending more than thirty miles along the St. Francis River Floodway.
A Center for Higher Learning
Numerous major universities and colleges are conveniently located within an hour’s drive of Poinsett County including Arkansas State University, The University of Memphis, Harding University and Northwest Mississippi Community College.
Cities In Poinsett County, Arkansas
Trumann, AR Real Estate - So Much For So Little!
People are attracted to Trumann, AR for it’s natural beauty, outdoor opportunities and numerous attractions. Trumann is both affordable and captivating providing irresistible single-family homes priced from $25,000 to $200,000. One of the more popular local events is the Wild Duck Festival held each September. This fun event is perfect for the whole family, and it offers arts and crafts, sports competitions, carnival rides, dances, motorcycle shows, a parade, live entertainment and so much more. Come see for yourself why people make Trumann their home. Once you move here, you’re considered family!
Harrisburg, AR – County Seat
Serving as the county seat for Poinsett County, AR, Harrisburg is located on the western slopes of beautiful Crowley's Ridge. Surrounded by lush forests, Harrisburg is best known for offering the richest soil in the state of Arkansas. Harrisburg home buyers will instantly enjoy a superior quality of life and affordable home buying options.
Are You Relocating to Northeast Arkansas?
If you’re relocating to Northeast Arkansas, the communities of Trumann and Harrisburg offers you a friendly, small-town atmosphere with an easy commute to major cities including Jonesboro, AR and Memphis, TN. Because your move is often difficult and stress-filled, why not request your FREE Dacus Relocation Package today. It’s filled with comprehensive area and school information, and jammed-packed with resources to help make your move so much easier.