Drew County, Arkansas

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Drew County
Drew County Courthouse in Monticello
Drew County Courthouse in Monticello
Map of Arkansas highlighting Drew County
Location within the U.S. state of Arkansas
Map of the United States highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 33°35′04″N 91°43′51″W / 33.584444444444°N 91.730833333333°W / 33.584444444444; -91.730833333333
Country United States
State Arkansas
FoundedNovember 26, 1846
Named forThomas Drew
SeatMonticello
Largest cityMonticello
Area
 • Total836 sq mi (2,170 km2)
 • Land828 sq mi (2,140 km2)
 • Water7.3 sq mi (19 km2)  0.9%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
18,651
 • Density22/sq mi (8/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district4th
Websitedrewcounty.arkansas.gov

Drew County is a county of the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 18,509.[1] The county seat and largest city is Monticello.[2] Drew County was founded on November 26, 1846, and named for Thomas Drew,[3] the third governor of Arkansas.

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 9, 2011. Retrieved May 20, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 109.