Phillips County, Arkansas


    P.O. Box 159 - | Lexa - , AR 72355

    Named for the son of early settler Lex Graves, the town of Lexa is located in Phillips County approximately 18 miles northwest of Helena-West Helena in the Arkansas Delta region. As of the 2010 census, Lexa has a population of 286 residents.

    Notable residents from Lexa include Gene Bearden, who became a major league baseball player and Maudie Hopkins the last documented widow of a Confederate soldier.

    City Contacts

    Name Position Email Phone Fax
    Dennis Ford Mayor Email Dennis Ford (870) 572-4029
    Jesse Porter City Attorney Email Jesse Porter (870) 572-3751
    Durwood King District Judge Email Durwood King (870) 338-6070
    Rusty Porter District Judge Email Rusty Porter (870) 572-3751
    Ora Carruth Council Member Email Ora Carruth (870) 572-2497
    Lisha Jumper Council Member Email Lisha Jumper (870) 572-2725
    Diane Karr Council Member Email Diane Karr (870) 572-7531
    Jason Turner Council Member Email Jason Turner (870) 228-6013
    Kay Wilson Council Member Email Kay Wilson (870) 572-9743

    City Demographics

    Population: 286
    Square Miles: 0.40