Drew County

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Drew County is named for Thomas Stevenson Drew, who was the third Governor of the State of Arkansas.


Created:  November 26, 1846

County Seat:

Rough and Ready Hill  1846 – 1850

Monticello                     1850 – present


County Courthouse – Monticello 


Location:  210 South Main Street / Jackson Avenue

Built:  1932 – 1933

Style:  Art Deco

Architect:  H Ray Burks of Little Rock

Contractor:  Hewitt and Russell


Description:  The building faces east and is a three story buff colored limestone and concrete Art Deco style structure. The east front has four high columns with the entrance in the center on the first story. Above the entrance are glass panels. Between the columns are dual windows. Above the columns is a wide header. Below the first story windows are decorative metal rails. The north and south sections project slightly from the main building. The roof line is flat. The building was renovated in 1975. The architect was Wittenberg, Delony & Davidson and the contractor was Advance Construction, Inc.


Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by Jones & Baldwin and constructed by L W Lissenbee in 1870.



N – Lincoln County and Desha County

E – Desha County and Chicot County

S – Ashley County

W – Bradley County and Cleveland County


























Photos taken 2012