Prairie County, Arkansas

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Prairie County, Arkansas
Des Arc, AR 014.jpg
Prairie County Courthouse, Des Arc
Location within Arkansas
Location within Arkansas
Map of the United States highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
FoundedNovember 25, 1846
Named forGrand Prairie
SeatDes Arc, DeValls Bluff
Largest cityDes Arc
Area
 • Total676 sq mi (1,751 km2)
 • Land648 sq mi (1,678 km2)
 • Water28 sq mi (73 km2), 4.1%
Population (est.)
 • (2016)8,251
 • Density13/sq mi (5/km2)
Congressional district1st
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5

Prairie County is a county of the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,715.[1] The county seats are Des Arc and DeValls Bluff.[2] It was founded in November 25, 1846.

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 6, 2016.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.