Monroe County, Arkansas

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Monroe County, Arkansas
Monroe County Courthouse 003.jpg
Monroe County Courthouse in Clarendon
Location within Arkansas
Location within Arkansas
Map of the United States highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
FoundedNovember 2, 1829
Named forJames Monroe[1]
Largest cityBrinkley
 • Total621 sq mi (1,608 km2)
 • Land607 sq mi (1,572 km2)
 • Water14 sq mi (36 km2), 2.3%
Population (est.)
 • (2016)7,169
 • Density13/sq mi (5/km2)
Congressional district1st
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5

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.