Desha County

The population of Desha County (Wikipedia) decreased from 15,341 in 2000 to an estimated 13,358 in 2009 (Census).  It has 765 square miles, and the county seat is Arkansas City.

Desha County - Statewide Map
Desha County Features
Desha County Land Use
 
 
 
Watersheds Within Pop. Change 2006 Land Use
2000 - 2007 Population Change (Statewide)
  • Cropland: 53.0%
  • Forest: 30.9%
  • Water: 6.9%
  • Transitional: 5.7%
  • Grassland: 1.5%
  • Suburban: 1.4%
  • Urban: 0.6%
  (View Full Map) Data Source: CAST

 

 

Additional Desha County Information

 

Desha County Contact Information*

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Government Agencies
Agency: Arkansas Forestry Commission
Title: County Forester
Name: Eric Myers
Address: PO Box 326
  Crossett, AR  71635
Phone: 870-364-3524
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Agency: Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
Title: Private Lands Biologist
Name: Ruth Ann Chapman
Address: 771 Jordan Drive
  Monticello, AR  71655
Phone: 877-367-3559
Mobile: 870-723-6112
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Agency: Desha County Conservation District
Title: Secretary
Name: Jo Pardon
Address: 413 U.S. Hwy. 65, North
  McGehee, AR  71654
Phone: 870-222-6595
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Agency: UofA Cooperative Extension Service
Title: County Agent
Name: Steve Kelley
Address: 310 Oak Street Box 230
  McGehee, AR  71654
Phone: 870-222-3972
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Agency: USDA Desha County Farm Service Agency
Title: Executive Director
Name: Joe Grayson
Address: 3303 Hwy 65 North
  McGehee, AR  71654
Phone: 870-222-4867
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Agency: USDA NRCS McGehee Service Center
Title: District Conservationist
Name: Gwen Handcock
Address: 3303 Highway 65 North
  McGehee, AR  71654
Phone: 870-222-4867 Ext. 3
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Elected Officials
Agency: Desha County
Title: County Judge
Name: Mark McElroy
Address: 2645 HWY 138 East
  Tillar, AR  71670
Phone: 870-877-2426
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Agency: City of Arkansas City
Title: Mayor of Arkansas City
Name: Carolyne Blissett
Address: Post Office Box 274
  Arkansas City, AR  71630
Phone: 870-877-2392
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Agency: City of Dumas
Title: Mayor of Dumas
Name: Marion Gill
Address: Post Office Box 157
  Dumas, AR  71639
Phone: 870-382-2121
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Agency: City of McGehee
Title: Mayor of McGehee
Name: Jack May
Address: Post Office Box 612
  McGehee, AR  71654
Phone: 870-222-3160
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Agency: City of Tillar, Reed Waterworks
Title: Mayor of Reed
Name: Tommie Smith
Address: Post Office Box 400
  Tillar, AR  71670
Phone: 870-392-7755
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Agency: City of Watson
Title: Mayor of Watson
Name: Nikki Cartwright
Address: 405 Peterson Street
  Watson, AR  71674
Phone: 870-644-3688
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Agency: House District 011
Title: State Representative District 011
Name: David Rainey
Address: 205 West Bowles
  Dumas, AR  71639
Phone: 870-382-2003
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Agency: House District 012
Title: State Representative District 012
Name: Robert Moore, Jr.
Address: 111 Moore Lane Box 446
  Arkansas City, AR  71630
Phone: 870-877-9339
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Agency: Senate District 05
Title: State Senate District 05
Name: Henry Wilkins, IV
Address: 717 W 2nd
  Pine Bluff, AR  71601
Phone: 870-536-6366
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Agency: Senate District 23
Title: State Senate District 23
Name: Jerry Taylor
Address: 6203 Ridgewood Drive
  Pine  Bluff, AR  71603
Phone: 870-540-9423
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Agency: Senate District 24
Title: State Senate District 24
Name: Jimmy Jeffress
Address: 711 Maple Street
  Crossett, AR  71635
Phone: 870-364-8291
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