About the City of Berryville Arkansas
Berryville, Arkansas is the county seat of Carroll County. According to the 2010 Census, Berryville has a population of 5356 and the county population is approximately 27,446.
Berryville was founded in 1850 by Blackburn Henderson Berry of Alabama and incorporated on March 23, 1876. Interestingly, Mr. Berry and Arthur A. Baker, a blacksmith, both thought of founding a town at about the same time. Berryville was chosen over the name Bakersville by the toss of a coin. For more interesting facts on the history of Berryville, visit encyclopediaofarkansas.net.
The historical building which is now City Hall was originally the home of Colonel Charles Burton (Buck) Saunders.
Colonel Saunders not only donated this building to the city but also the contents of the Saunders Museum as well as the funds to build it.