Desha County, Arkansas


    Dumas District Court | 149 E waterman St. / P.O. Box 157 | Dumas, AR 71639

    Named for early land and cotton gin owner William B. Dumas, the city of Dumas was incorporated in 1904 and is located in Desha County approximately 35 miles northeast of Monticello. As of the 2000 census, Dumas had a population of 5,238 residents.

    City Contacts

    Name Position
    Flora Sirmon Mayor
    Erma Coburn Clerk/Treasurer
    Assistant to Mayor
    Melinda French District Judge
    Brooks Gill City Attorney
    Everett Cox Police Chief
    David Byrd Fire Chief
    Kenneth Smallwood Street Superintendent
    Pat Fitzgerald Water Superintendent
    Roy Dalton Council Member
    Council Member
    Franklin Healey Council Member
    Jared May Council Member
    Ross Martin Council Member
    John Owen Council Member
    Kenneth Daniel Council Member
    Romona Weatherford Council Member

    City Demographics

    Population: 4706
    Square Miles: 3.00
    People Per Square Mile: 1768.00