There are 7 US Post Offices in Desha County serving a total of 13,928 residents equating to 1,990 residents per post office. It's estimated that approximately 22,231 packages are handled across the 7 county post offices annually. Desha County /d\u0259\u02c8\u0283e\u026a/ is a county located in the southeast part of the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,008, making it the fifty-sixth most populous of Arkansas's seventy-five counties. The county seat is Arkansas City. Located within the Arkansas Delta, Desha County's rivers and fertile soils led to prosperity under the cotton-driven economy of plantation agriculture. Following mechanization on the farm, Desha County saw a demographic and economic transformation. Today, the county seeks to reverse its population and economic losses through better education for its workforce and tourism based on the cultural, historical and outdoor recreation amenities it offers to residents and tourists."