Cleveland County

Population - Post Offices - County Officials -

Created: April 17, 1873
Named for: President Grover Cleveland
Parent counties: Bradley, Dallas, Jefferson, and Lincoln
Progeny: none
Original county seat: Toledo
Current county seat: Rison
Notes: Originally called Dorsey County for U. S. Senator Stephen W. Dorsey. Name changed to Cleveland County on March 5, 1885. Some records destroyed by fire in 1889.