Prairie County

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Prairie - North

Prairie County is named for the Grand Prairie of eastern Arkansas.


Created:  November 25, 1846

County Seat:        

Brownsville     1846 – 1875

De Valls Bluff  1875 – present  ( Southern District )

Des Arc           1846 – present  ( Northern District )


County Courthouse – Des Arc


Location:  208 Court House Square / North 3rd Street

Built:  1904 – 1905

Style:  Romanesque Revival

Architect:  R P Morrison

Contractor:  C S Proctor


Description:  The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick structure.


County Courthouse – De Valls Bluff




Location:  123 Magnolia Street / Prairie Avenue

Built:  1910 – 1911

Style:  Classical Revival and Art Deco

Architect:   H J Harker

Contractor:  C S Proctor


Description:  The building faces north and is a two story buff colored brick structure. The building was remolded in the 1930’s under the Works Progress Administration.



N – White County

E – Woodruff County and Monroe County

S – Arkansas County

W – Lonoke County