Drew County

Drew County, Arkansas

210 S Main St
Monticello, AR 71655
Phone: (870) 460-6250
Fax: (870) 460-6246

In southeastern AR, southeast of Pine Bluff; organized Nov 26, 1846 from Arkansas County. Name Origin: For Thomas Stevenson Drew (1802-79), governor of AR (1844-49)

Area (sq mi):: 835.65 (land 828.18; water 7.47) Population per square mile: 22.60
Population 2005: 18,693 State rank: 40 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.20%; 1990-2000 7.80% Population 2000: 18,723 (White 69.70%; Black or African American 27.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.80%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.20%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 34.00
Income 2000: per capita $16,264; median household $28,627; Population below poverty level: 18.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,238-$21,737
Unemployment (2004): 8.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.10% Median travel time to work: 20.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 24.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Drew County Historical Museum--Artifacts, antiques in a home built in 1909, two 1800s log cabins, guided tours and activity programs.
The primary causes of damage were lightning, a possible tornado near Carthage in Dallas County and straight-line winds of as much as 80 mph from Ouachita County eastward through Jefferson County onto Drew County.
DREW COUNTY * (n = 9): Saline River at Ozment Bluff Recreation Area, 19.
Kevin Hill's goal close to the break put the Devon side ahead but Richard Lambert's close-range header drew County level and the same player scored a penalty with a minute to go after a handball by Paul Robinson.
The teenage striker scored twice in the first ten minutes as Alloa moved away from the foot of the table and drew County into a relegation scrap.
But a diving header from on-loan Coventry striker Gary McSheffrey drew County level.
The Drew County union circulated pamphlets throughout eastern Arkansas encouraging participation in the Farmers' and Laborers' Household Union of America.
The articles of incorporation for the Drew County union list Hill as serving in the position of "Grand Counsellor," whose primary duties were to gather information for the officers and other branches of the union and to help them obtain any legal guidance that might be necessary.
has declined to talk about the dispute while it's in litigation in Drew County Circuit Court in a case filed last month.
Those locations are in Ashley County (Portland and Crossett) and in Drew County (Monticello).
Swift said in the lawsuit that the final judgment in Drew County Circuit Court was entered on Dec.
Jerome Bio-Refinery LLC, a $236 million biofuels complex, is under development in Drew County.