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 has 16 MDs and three osteopaths, for a total of 19 doctors.
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.
170) For example, the Arkansas Court of Appeals in 2008 reversed an order terminating the parental rights of a mother in nonmetropolitan Drew County, Arkansas, (171) in part because the mother was able to secure stable, "readily available transportation" from family members.
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 almost immediately.
The Drew County union circulated pamphlets throughout eastern Arkansas encouraging participation in the Farmers' and Laborers' Household Union of America.
Drew County Historical Museum--Artifacts, antiques in a home built in 1909, two 1800s log cabins, guided tours and activity programs.
Ferrell of Drew County was shocked to receive a $29,000 bill from an air ambulance operator for his 41-mile trip to a hospital in late 2015.
The project is funded with $4 million in tax revenue that was previously collected for the surgery center, revenue of just under $10 million from a quarter-percent tax Drew County voters approved in December, a loan of approximately $14 million from the U.