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Created as Arkansas's 54th county in 1864.
The county is named for the Grand Prairie, a subregion of the Arkansas Delta known for rice cultivation and aquaculture which runs through the county.
The county at first was land given to Cherokee Indians resettled from Tennessee and was the Western band of Cherokee reservation from 1812 to 1836
As of the 2010 Census, the county's population was 8,715 people in 4,503 households.
Based on population, the county is the ninth-smallest county in Arkansas.
Cities and Towns
Des Arc, is located in the northern part of the county on the White River.
Hazen located near the county's center
DeValls Bluff (a second county seat) are located near the county's center, both along US 70.
Fredonia (Biscoe), located near the east side
Ulm, located near the south side
Barrettsville ~ Bay Plantation ~ Beulah ~ Brasfield ~ Buck's Landing ~ Childers ~ Crossroad ~ Edwards ~
Erwin ~ Fairmount ~ Four Mile Corner ~ Gospoda ~ Hallsville ~ Harrys ~ Hayley ~ Hickory Plains ~
Jasmine ~ Kay ~ Letchworth ~ Little Dixie ~ Lookout ~ Mesa ~ Peppers Lake ~ Peppers Landing ~
Plunketts ~ Sand Hill ~ Screeton ~ Siedenstricker ~ Slovak ~ Tarnceville ~ Tollville ~ Vaby
Historical Communities (i.e. "Ghost Towns")
Balle ~ Bardill ~ Beecher ~ Cuneo ~ Enarc ~ Harrys ~ Hunterton ~ La Grue ~ Leighton ~ Mooresville ~
Nahay ~ Slovaktown ~ Spear ~ Stineville ~ Super ~ Thomas ~ Uzzett ~ Veits ~ Willard ~ Yuma