Prairie County, Arkansas

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Prairie County
Prairie County Courthouse, Des Arc
Prairie County Courthouse, Des Arc
Map of Arkansas highlighting Prairie 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°49′41″N 91°32′12″W / 34.828055555556°N 91.536666666667°W / 34.828055555556; -91.536666666667
Country United States
State Arkansas
FoundedNovember 25, 1846
Named forGrand Prairie
SeatDes Arc, DeValls Bluff
Largest cityDes Arc
Area
 • Total676 sq mi (1,750 km2)
 • Land648 sq mi (1,680 km2)
 • Water28 sq mi (70 km2)  4.1%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
8,251
 • Density13/sq mi (5/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st

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.