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Helena is the eastern portion of the city of Helena–West Helena in Philips County, Arkansas. Helena and West Helena were separate cities before consolidating in 2006.

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Downtown Helena is situated just across the Mississippi River about 11 mi (18 km) east of the junction of Highway 61 and Highway 49 which is approximately 58 mi (93 km) south of Memphis, Tennessee.

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Helena Bridge
Downtown Helena


  • 1 Delta Cultural Center, 141 Cherry Street, +1 870 338-4350, . The Delta Cultural Center, which is located in historic downtown Helena, Arkansas, is a museum which is dedicated to the history of the Arkansas Delta. The museum offers exhibits, educational programs, annual events, and guided tours which are designed to give the visitor a glimpse into the history of the Delta.


  • 14th Annual Arkansas Delta Family Gospel Fest, Saturday, May 17, 2014, Helena-West Helena - Cherry Street Pavilion
  • King Biscuit Blues Festival. Every Columbus Day weekend (October), Helena-West Helena - Historic Downtown Helena.






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