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DESHA COUNTY

ARKANSAS GENEALOGY TRAILS

Desha County (pronounced "deh-SHAY") is located in southeast Arkansas with the Mississippi River as it's eastern border. It was organized on December 12, 1838 as Arkansas' 40th county. It is named after Captain Benjamin Desha, a landowner, who fought in the War of 1812.

Desha County Courthouse is located at:
P. O. Box 188,
Arkansas City, Arkansas 71630-0188

The phone number is: 870-877-2426.

COUNTY POPULATION TOTALS:

1980--19,748

1990--16,798

2000--15,341

2005--14,358

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CITIES AND TOWNS:

ARKANSAS CITY

DUMAS

MC GEHEE

REED

WATSON

INDEX

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BIRTHS
CEMETERIES COUNTY HISTORY
DEATHS MARRIAGES MILITARY
NEWS OBITUARIES SURNAMES

VISIT THE COUNTIES BORDERING DESHA

DREW

CHICOT

LINCOLN

ARKANSAS

PHILLIPS

BOLIVAR COUNTY, MS

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