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== History Tidbits  ==
 
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*Created 17 April 1873 from [[Dallas County, Arkansas|Dallas]], [[Bradley County, Arkansas|Bradley]], [[Jefferson County, Arkansas|Jefferson]] and [[Lincoln County, Arkansas|Lincoln]] counties.
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*Named for Stephen W. Dorsey, the U.S. Senator from Arkansas.
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*Renamed to Cleveland County 5 March 1885, after Sen. Dorsey was indicted for defrauding the Postal Office, in honor of newly elected U.S. President, Grover Cleveland (who took the oath the day before. Note: the inaugural day was March 4 until 1932.)
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*For the records, see [[Cleveland County, Arkansas|Cleveland]] County.
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  • Created 17 April 1873 from Dallas, Bradley, Jefferson and Lincoln counties.
  • Named for Stephen W. Dorsey, the U.S. Senator from Arkansas.
  • Renamed to Cleveland County 5 March 1885, after Sen. Dorsey was indicted for defrauding the Postal Office, in honor of newly elected U.S. President, Grover Cleveland (who took the oath the day before. Note: the inaugural day was March 4 until 1932.)
  • For the records, see Cleveland County.