Desha County , Arkansas

Desha County: County in Arkansas, United States

Desha County locator map
Location of Desha County on Arkansas map.


Desha County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,008 and a population density of 6 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 11,110 inhabitants. Its county seat is Arkansas City. The county was created 182 years ago in 1838.

Desha County Courthouse 001 image
Desha County Courthouse 001
Desha County Courthouse 001 image


Desha County is located at 33°49'60"N 91°15'14"W (33.8333300, -91.2539500). It has 5 neighbors: Arkansas County, Chicot County, Drew County, Lincoln County and Bolivar County.

Desha County map

The largest city of Desha County is Pea Ridge with a population of 6,452. Other cities include, Dumas population 3,959, McGehee population 3,599, Mitchellville population 327 and Reed population 146. See all Desha County cities & populated places.


Desha County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 10 mph. more

Desha County Quick Facts

Population : 11,110 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arkansas (United States)
Area : 2123 km2
Water as percent of area : 6.3%
Land as percent of area : 93.7%
Altitude : 138 feet / 42 meters
Capital : Arkansas City
Establishment : December 12, 1838
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 07:09:27 (23rd October 2021)
Density : 5 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -17.08% (2010-2020)
Weather : 84℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Desha County has 5 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Desha County decreased by 17.08% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 13,008 - census
2011 12,731 -2.18% estimation process
2012 12,590 -1.12% estimation process
2013 12,502 -0.7% estimation process
2014 12,270 -1.89% estimation process
2015 12,029 -2% estimation process
2016 11,905 -1.04% estimation process
2017 11,743 -1.38% estimation process
2018 11,507 -2.05% estimation process
2019 11,361 -1.29% estimation process
2019 11,361 0% estimation process
2020 11,110 -2.26% estimation process

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Desha County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Desha County.

City Name Population Title
Pea Ridge 6,452 City in Arkansas, USA
Dumas 3,959 City in Arkansas, USA
McGehee 3,599 City in Desha County, Arkansas, United States
Mitchellville 327 City in Arkansas, USA
Arkansas City 315 Town in Desha County, Arkansas, United States
Reed 146 Location in Arkansas

Arkansas Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Pulaski County 392,980 County in Arkansas, United States
Benton County 288,774 County in Arkansas, United States
New Caledonia 287,800 Unincorporated community in Arkansas, United States
Washington County 243,216 County in Arkansas, United States
Little Rock 197,866 Capital and largest city of Arkansas
Sebastian County 127,590 County in Arkansas, United States
Faulkner County 126,919 County in Arkansas, United States
Saline County 123,968 County in Arkansas, United States
Craighead County 112,245 County in Arkansas, United States
Garland County 99,789 County in Arkansas, United States
Fayetteville 89,576 County seat of Washington County, Arkansas, United States
Fort Smith 87,764 City in Arkansas, USA
Springdale 81,115 City in Arkansas, United States
Jonesboro 79,859 County seat city in Craighead County, Arkansas, USA
White County 78,729 County in Arkansas, United States
Lonoke County 73,921 County in Arkansas, United States