Van Buren County, Arkansas

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Van Buren County
Van Buren County Courthouse in Clinton
Van Buren County Courthouse in Clinton
Map of Arkansas highlighting Van Buren County
Location within the U.S. state of Arkansas
Map of the United States highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 35°36′01″N 92°29′28″W / 35.600277777778°N 92.491111111111°W / 35.600277777778; -92.491111111111
Country United States
State Arkansas
FoundedNovember 11, 1833
Named forMartin Van Buren
Largest cityClinton
 • Total724 sq mi (1,880 km2)
 • Land708 sq mi (1,830 km2)
 • Water16 sq mi (40 km2)  2.2%
 • Total15,796
 • Density22/sq mi (8.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)

Van Buren County is a county of the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2020 census, the population was 15,796.[1] The county seat is Clinton.[2] The county was formed on November 11, 1833, and named for Martin Van Buren, 8th President of the United States (1837–1841).

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: Van Buren County, Arkansas". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.