Drew County, Arkansas
|Drew County, Arkansas|
Drew County Courthouse in Monticello
Location within Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
|Founded||November 26, 1846|
|Named for||Thomas Drew|
|• Total||836 sq mi (2,165 km2)|
|• Land||828 sq mi (2,145 km2)|
|• Water||7.3 sq mi (19 km2), 0.9%|
|• Density||22/sq mi (8/km2)|
|Time zone||Central: UTC−6/−5|
Drew County is a county of the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 18,509. The county seat and largest city is Monticello. Drew County was founded on November 26, 1846, and named for Thomas Drew, the third governor of Arkansas.
References[change | change source]
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 9, 2011. Retrieved May 20, 2014.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 109.