Monroe County, Arkansas

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Monroe County
Monroe County Courthouse in Clarendon
Monroe County Courthouse in Clarendon
Map of Arkansas highlighting Monroe County
Location within the U.S. state of Arkansas
Map of the United States highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 34°42′48″N 91°13′20″W / 34.713333333333°N 91.222222222222°W / 34.713333333333; -91.222222222222
Country United States
State Arkansas
FoundedNovember 2, 1829
Named forJames Monroe[1]
SeatClarendon
Largest cityBrinkley
Area
 • Total621 sq mi (1,610 km2)
 • Land607 sq mi (1,570 km2)
 • Water14 sq mi (40 km2)  2.3%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
7,169
 • Density13/sq mi (5/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st

Monroe County is a county in the U.S. state of Arkansas. It is in the Arkansas Delta.

References[change | change source]

  1. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 212.