Place:Prairie, Arkansas, United States

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Prairie County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of 2010, the population is 8,715. The county has two county seats, Des Arc and De Valls Bluff. Prairie County was formed on October 25, 1846, and named for the Grand Prairie of eastern Arkansas.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1846 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1854 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1854 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1854 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1854 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1890 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1850 2,097
1860 8,854
1870 5,604
1880 8,435
1890 11,374
1900 11,875
1910 13,853
1920 17,447
1930 15,187
1940 15,304
1950 13,768
1960 10,515
1970 10,249
1980 10,140
1990 9,518

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