Van Buren County, Arkansas

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Van Buren County, Arkansas
Van Buren County Courthouse (Arkansas) 009.jpg
Van Buren County Courthouse in Clinton
Location within Arkansas
Location within Arkansas
Map of the United States highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
FoundedNovember 11, 1833
Named forMartin Van Buren
Largest cityClinton
 • Total724 sq mi (1,875 km2)
 • Land708 sq mi (1,834 km2)
 • Water16 sq mi (41 km2), 2.2%
Population (est.)
 • (2016)16,628
 • Density24/sq mi (9/km2)
Congressional district2nd
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5

Van Buren County is a county of the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 17,295.[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. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 19, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.