HISTORY OF FULTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS
From Resources of the State of Arkansas, published in 1872, by James P. Henry.
adjoins Missouri on the north; population 4,843. Pilot Hill is the county site.
Timber, red, black and white oak, hickory, ash, grape vines and hazel; land,
a series of ridges and valleys with clear running streams; soil, mulatto barren, soft permeable,
producing abundant crops of corn, fifty to sixty bushels, and wheat twenty-five to thirty bushels to the acre;
splendid for fruit; good for stock, especially sheep; rich in minerals and metals.
The celebrated Mammoth Spring is here.
The St. Louis, Batesville and Little Rock railroad will run through the eastern part of this county.”
HISTORY OF SALEM, FULTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS
Written by Tracy Crain, Arkansas Democrat Gazette, Sunday, September 17, 2000
“Salem in Fulton County, once known as Pilot Hill, continues to grow with people and commerce.”
Salem, Arkansas, Fulton County Seat
Updated 16 Feb 2015