Ouachita County, Arkansas

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Ouachita County
Ouachita County Courthouse in Camden
Ouachita County Courthouse in Camden
Map of Arkansas highlighting Ouachita 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°36′00″N 92°55′00″W / 33.6°N 92.916666666667°W / 33.6; -92.916666666667
Country United States
State Arkansas
FoundedNovember 29, 1842
SeatCamden
Largest cityCamden
Area
 • Total740 sq mi (1,900 km2)
 • Land733 sq mi (1,900 km2)
 • Water7.0 sq mi (18 km2)  0.9%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
24,098
 • Density35.7/sq mi (13.77/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district4th

Ouachita County is a county of the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 26,120.[1] The county seat is Camden.[2] It was founded on November 29, 1842 and is named for the Ouachita River.

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 16, 2011. Retrieved May 23, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.