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Wynne is a town in Eastern Arkansas with a population of 8,600. It is named after Captain Jesse Watkins Wynne of Marshall county, Mississippi. He was born in 1839 and became a hero during the Civil War when he managed to take is captors captive and lead them to the headquarters of the confederate army. After the war he moved to St. Francis county in Arkansas and there he started Arkansas first bank. So in 1882, when a train cart fell over and left a boxcar on the side of the newly finished north-south line of the Iron Mountain Railroad, that place was called Wynne Station after the war hero. When the east-west line of the Iron Mountain railroad crossed the north-south close to Wynne station it was renamed to Wynne Junction. When the town was incorporated in 1888 Wynne left Junction and became just town of Wynne.

City Officials

Position Name
Mayor Bob Stacy
City Clerk Carol Phillips
Treasurer Bobby Caldwell
District Judge Joe Boeckmann
City Attorney Kathleen Talbott
Police Chief Jeff Sanders
Fire Chief Lynn Blake
Director Of Public Works Jerry Brewster
Street Superintendent Paul Pierce
Water Superintendent Don O'Neal
Wastewater Superintendent Shannon McKnight
Code Enforcement Officer Fred Heath
Parks, Recreation Director Dunn Brawner
Councilmember Ronald Baldwin
Councilmember Charles Hamrick
Councilmember Glenn Hirons
Councilmember James Huff
Councilmember Donald Jones
Councilmember Kenneth Lofton
Councilmember Terri Morris
Councilmember Juanita Pruitt
Councilmember Glenn South
Councilmember Herbert Todd

City Facts

County: Cross

Population: 8,367

Senate District: 23

House District: 49,50

Congressional District: 1

Classification: First Class City

Contact Information

P.O. Box 499
WYNNE, AR 72396

Phone: (870) 238-0027

Fax: (870) 238-3811

Second Tuesday

Web Site: Official Web Site


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