Drew County, Arkansas

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Drew County, Arkansas
Drew County Courthouse 004.jpg
Drew County Courthouse in Monticello
Location within Arkansas
Location within Arkansas
Map of the United States highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
FoundedNovember 26, 1846
Named forThomas Drew
SeatMonticello
Largest cityMonticello
Area
 • Total836 sq mi (2,165 km2)
 • Land828 sq mi (2,145 km2)
 • Water7.3 sq mi (19 km2), 0.9%
Population (est.)
 • (2016)18,651
 • Density22/sq mi (8/km2)
Congressional district4th
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5
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.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 109.