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Welcome to McGehee ...
The city of McGehee is located in Desha County.
The pronunciation of McGehee: muh-GHEE, not muh-GEE-HEE<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, McGehee has a population of 3,824 people<2> (see below for details).
McGehee is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: McGehee lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
McGehee lies within the (870) area code.
The ZIP codes for McGehee: 71654, 71666<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, McGehee had a population of 4,219 people (or 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).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, McGehee had an population of 3,824 people. This is a decrease of 9.36% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.32% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for McGehee.
Communities near McGehee ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from McGehee and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019