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Rohwer, Arkansas
Unincorporated community
Rohwer War Relocation Center on the flat Delta horizon
Rohwer War Relocation Center on the flat Delta horizon
Country  United States
State  Arkansas
County Desha
Township Richland
Elevation 46 m (151 ft)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 58514

Rohwer, Arkansas is an unincorporated community in Desha County, Arkansas, United States. The community is located on Arkansas Highway 1.


The area was a Japanese internment camp, designed during World War II by the architect Edward F. Neild of Shreveport, Louisiana. The camp opened in March 1942. It is now the site of the Rohwer War Relocation Center.


The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Rohwer has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

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