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Overview

Introduction to De Queen, Arkansas

De Queen, Arkansas, in Sevier county, is 93 miles S of Fort Smith, Arkansas (center to center) and 166 miles NE of Dallas, Texas.

De Queen History

De Queen was founded in the late 1880s. It was named after Jan DeGeoijen, the Dutch railroad investor. The city was originally served by the Kansas City, Pittsburgh and Gulf Railroad. It is the county seat of Sevier County, which was established on October 17, 1827, and was named after Ambrose Sevier, U.S. Senator from Arkansas.

De Queen and nearby Attractions

  • Sevier County Historical Society Museum
  • Cossatot River State Park
  • Pond Creek National Wildlife Refuge
  • Beavers Bend State Park
  • Museum of the Red River
  • Old Washington Historic State Park

Things To Do In De Queen

De Queen is home to Sevier County Historical Society Museum, which provides publications of interest. Another must-see destination of the city is the De Queen Historical Museum. One can enjoy shopping at the Town North Shopping Center. You can also enjoy wildlife observation, camping, fishing, hunting, and photography at Pond Creek National Wildlife Refuge. The Gillham Lake offers facilities for fishing, boating, picnicking, skiing, and camping.

De Queen Transportation

Air transportation is available from Texarkana Regional Airport-Webb Field.

De Queen Higher Education

Cossatot Technical College is the local college. Westark College, Southern Arkansas University-Main Campus, Bossier Parish Community College, and many other colleges and universities also offer higher educational facilities.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,623
Male Share of the Population49.4%
Female Share of the Population50.6%
Senior Citizens10.3%
Employed Population 16+2,450
Age of the Population28

Families

% of people married47.8%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.1%
Median Earnings25+$25,954
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,666
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,711

Wealth

Median Family Income$46,069
% Above Poverty Level73.4%
% Below Poverty Level26.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone25.6%
Median Gross Rent$537
Median House Value$85,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)64.3%
Scottish3.4%
German3%
Irish2.8%
English1.6%
Italian0.6%
West Indian0.4%
Dutch0.4%
French Except Basque0.3%
Czech0.2%
Ethiopian0.1%
African0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
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De Queen Almanac

CategoryValue
County Sevier County
Standard Zip Codes71832
Phone Area Codes870
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude34.04
Approximate Longitude-94.34

De Queen Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationDEQUEEN
Distance0.6 miles
Jan Temp28 to 52 F
Apr Temp47 to 74 F
Jul Temp69 to 93 F
Oct Temp49 to 76 F
Annual Precip55.1 inches
StationNASHVILLE
Distance29.1 miles
Jan Temp30 to 51 F
Apr Temp49 to 73 F
Jul Temp70 to 92 F
Oct Temp51 to 75 F
Annual Precip54.4 inches
StationMENA
Distance37 miles
Jan Temp27 to 49 F
Apr Temp46 to 71 F
Jul Temp67 to 90 F
Oct Temp48 to 73 F
Annual Precip58.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Ben Lomond97$42,500
Gillham283$0
Grannis685$40,500
Horatio1,064$43,304
Lockesburg886$43,472
Winthrop146$58,906

De Queen Public Libraries

Tri-county Regional Library System
200 W. STILWELL AVE.
De Queen, Arkansas
(870) 584-4364

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De Queen Hospitals

De Queen Medical Center
(Proprietary)
1306 West Collin Raye Drive
(870) 642-7572

De Queen Private Schools

Beacon Hill Adventist Jr Academy
1446 Red Bridge Rd
ZIP: 71832
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 9
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