Yell County is named for Archibald Yell, who was a Governor of the State of Arkansas.
Created: December 5, 1840
Danville 1840 – present ( Southern District )
Dardanelle 1875 – present ( Northern District )
County Courthouse – Danville
Location: 101 East 5th Street / Main Street
Built: 1974 – 1975
Architect: Renshaw & Taylor AIA
Contractor: Harold Jones Construction
Description: The building faces south and is a one story red and buff colored brick structure. The engineer was Allen Engineering.
County Courthouse – Dardandelle
Location: 108 Union Street / Front Street
Built: 1914 – 1915
Style: Greek Revival
Architect: Frank W Gibb of Little Rock
Contractor: L R Wight and Company of Dallas, Texas
Description: The building faces southeast and is a two story red colored brick structure.