Desha County, Arkansas
|Desha County, Arkansas|
Desha County courthouse in Arkansas City
Location within Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
|Founded||December 12, 1838|
|Named for||Benjamin Desha|
|• Total||820 sq mi (2,124 km2)|
|• Land||768 sq mi (1,989 km2)|
|• Water||51 sq mi (132 km2), 6.3%|
|• Density||17/sq mi (7/km2)|
|Time zone||Central: UTC−6/−5|
Desha County is a county located in the southeast part of the U.S. state of Arkansas, with its eastern border the Mississippi River. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,008. The county seat is Arkansas City. It was founded on December 12, 1838.