Place:Gurdon, Clark, Arkansas, United States

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NameGurdon
TypeCity
Coordinates33.917°N 93.151°W
Located inClark, Arkansas, United States
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Gurdon is a city in Clark County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 2,276 at the 2000 census.

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The town was founded in the late nineteenth century, one of numerous timber towns located along a railway. The town's name derives from railroad executive, Henry Gurdon Marquand's middle name.

Gurdon is also the birthplace of the Concatenated Order of Hoo-Hoo, in 1892.

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