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Tucker
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Jefferson
Elevation
226 ft (69 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
GNIS feature ID 55674

Tucker is an Unincorporated community in Jefferson County, Arkansas. It has an elevation of 226 ft (69 m) and is located 30 miles (48 km) southeast of Little Rock.

History

In 1871 John Woodfin Tucker established the Tucker Plantation, named after his wife, Sarah E. Tucker. The plantation, which mostly produced cotton, expanded to occupy 2,800 acres (1,100 ha). Paid farmworkers and resident sharecroppers worked the land. The Tucker family managed the post office and the store.

Demographics

Circa 1958, Tucker had 74 residents.

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