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
SeatClinton
Largest cityClinton
Area
 • Total724 sq mi (1,880 km2)
 • Land708 sq mi (1,830 km2)
 • Water16 sq mi (40 km2)  2.2%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
16,628
 • Density24/sq mi (9/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district2nd
Websitewww.vanburencountyark.com

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.