Desha County Seat

Desha County Seat (HM21AK)

Location: Watson, AR 71674 Desha County
Country: United States of America
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N 33° 53.713', W 91° 15.404'

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—1874 - 1880 —

Watson became the county seat of Desha County after Napoleon was abandoned to the Mississippi River. Lewis W. Watson donated the land and built the courthouse near this site. The county seat was moved to Arkansas City in 1880. Watson remained the site of the courts of the Watson District until moved to Dumas in 1891.
HM NumberHM21AK
Year Placed1976
Placed ByDesha County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 661193 N 3751905
Decimal Degrees33.89521667, -91.25673333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 53.713', W 91° 15.404'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 53' 42.78" N, 91° 15' 24.24" W
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Area Code(s)870
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4093 AR-1, Watson AR 71674, US
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