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Welcome to McGehee ...
The pronunciation of McGehee: muh-GHEE, not muh-GEE-HEE<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, McGehee has a population of 3,696 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of McGehee.
McGehee is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: McGehee lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
McGehee is within the (870) area code.
The ZIP codes for McGehee: 71654, 71666<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, McGehee had an population of 3,696 people. This is a decrease of 12.4% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.12% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, McGehee had a population of 4,219 people (which is 32.43% of the total population of Desha County). This makes McGehee the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of McGehee represents 0.14% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 74th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 4,219 people, the population of McGehee decreased 7.68% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,570 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for McGehee.
Communities Also Named McGehee ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named McGehee - it's located in Louisiana.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for McGehee.
Communities near McGehee ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near McGehee.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around McGehee. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for McGehee.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of McGehee. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around McGehee.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around McGehee. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for McGehee.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for McGehee ...
Looking for more information about McGehee? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for McGehee, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for McGehee.
Adding McGehee to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of McGehee in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for McGehee was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found McGehee on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Arkansas (1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for McGehee on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for McGehee. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified: 08 Aug 2022