El Dorado, Arkansas

El Dorado is a city in, the county seat of, Union County, on the southern border of Arkansas, United States. According to the 2010 census, the population of the city is 18,884. El Dorado is headquarters of the Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission as well as Murphy Oil, Murphy USA, Deltic Timber Corporation and a DelekUS oil refinery; the city has the Murphy Arts District. El Dorado is the population and business center of south central Arkansas; the city was the heart of the 1920s oil boom in the area. During World War II, it became a center of the chemical industry, which still plays a part in the economy, as do oil and timber. El Dorado is located 120 miles from the state capital of Little Rock. On May 21, 1919, Frank Livingston, a black World War I veteran accused of murder with scant evidence, was burned alive by a mob in El Dorado. El Dorado is located at 33°12′49″N 92°39′45″W. in Union County, Arkansas in the southern part of the state. Union County borders the state of Louisiana; the area has the unique feature of sharing its border with eight parishes: Ouachita.

El Dorado is the largest urban population center in its region. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 16.3 square miles, of which 16.3 square miles is land and 0.1 square miles is water. El Dorado is located in the West Gulf Coastal Plain: In Arkansas, the West Gulf Coastal Plain covers the southeastern and south central portions of the state along the border of Louisiana; this Lowland area of Arkansas is characterized by pine farmlands. Natural resources include petroleum deposits and beds of bromine flats; the lowest point in the state is found on the Ouachita River in the West Gulf Coastal Plain of Arkansas. El Dorado is located about 28 miles to the west of Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge, the world's largest green tree reservoir. El Dorado is located in the humid subtropical zone. El Dorado is hot during summer when high temperatures tend to be in the 90s and cool during winter when high temperatures tend to be in the 50s; the warmest month of the year is July with an average maximum temperature of 92.70 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is January with an average minimum temperature of 32.90 degrees Fahrenheit.

Temperature variations between night and day tend to be moderate during summer with a difference that can reach 22 degrees Fahrenheit, moderate during winter with an average difference of 23 degrees Fahrenheit. The annual average precipitation at El Dorado is 54.11 inches. Rainfall is evenly distributed throughout the year; the wettest month of the year is May with an average rainfall of 5.49 inches. Future Interstate 69 U. S. Highway 63 U. S. Highway 82 U. S. Highway 167 Highway 7 Highway 15 El Dorado has two airports, one commercial and a small general aviation airport, both of which are owned by the city; the South Arkansas Regional Airport at Goodwin Field offers private aircraft, as well as commercial service via one airline carrier. El Dorado's second airport is located within the city limits and closer to the downtown area; the El Dorado Downtown Airport has flights in and out for local industries, including Fortune 500 oil and gas companies and those who own small private planes have the option to lease or own their own hangar.

The airport was serviced by SeaPort Airlines, but flights ceased following SeaPort's liquidation on 20 September 2016. The US Department of Transportation announced 9 December 2016 that a new EAS contract had been awarded to Southern Airways Express to fly 18 weekly round trip non stop flights to Dallas Fort Worth. El Dorado water is served locally by El Dorado Water Utilities, a private company categorized under Water and Sewage Companies-Utility. Current estimates show this company has an annual revenue of $10 to 20 million and employs a staff of 50 to 99; the electric power is provided by Entergy of Arkansas. Other utility companies serving El Dorado and surrounding areas include Centerpoint Energy, Southern Lp-Gas Inc, Bcs Inc, Suddenlink Television, Verizon Wireless, AT&T, among others; the city and surrounding area is served by the Medical Center of South Arkansas, MCSA, accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, is a general acute-care hospital licensed by the Arkansas Department of Health.

As of the census of 2010, there were 18,884 people, 8,969 households, 5,732 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,323.3 people per square mile. There were 9,969 housing units at an average density of 607.9 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 49.9% Black or African American, 45.1% White, 0.30% Native American, 0.71% Asian, 0.8% Pacific Islander, 0.39% from other races, 0.86% from two or more races. 1.04 % of the population were Latino of any race. There were 8,686 households out of which 30.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.9% were married couples living together, 19.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 34.0% were non-families. Of 8,686 households, 304 are unmarried partner households: 243 heterosexual, 19 same-sex male, 42 same-sex femal

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Parczew is a town in eastern Poland, with a population of 10,281. Situated in the Lublin Voivodeship in Biała Podlaska Voivodeship, it is the capital of Parczew County. Parczew belongs to Lesser Poland region; the town lies 60 kilometers north of Lublin, 70 kilometers south of Biala Podlaska. It has a rail station on the secondary-importance line from Lublin to Łuków, inaugurated in 1898; the settlement of Parczew existed since the 12th century, lying near then-eastern border of the Kingdom of Poland. In 1401, it received Magdeburg rights town charter from King Władysław Jagiełło; the union of Poland and Lithuania helped Parczew to develop. The town was conveniently located on one of the routes joining the capitals of the two united nations - Kraków and Vilnius. In the Union of Horodło, Parczew was designated to be the location of Polish - Lithuanian councils; the town emerged as one of the centers of political life of the two nations. Parczew was visited by all kings of the Jagiellon dynasty, the last council took place here in 1564.

Parczew had a defensive wall, with three gates, a royal residence, where Polish kings stayed on their way to and from Vilnius. The town was the seat of a starosta, with a town hall located on the market square, two bath houses, four mills and breweries. In the 16th century, it had three Roman Catholic churches, one Orthodox church, a synagogue, a school and a hospital. In 1500 and 1544, Parczew was destroyed in Crimean Tatars raids, in 1655, it was seized and burned by the Swedes. After the wars of the mid-17th century, the town did not recover until the reign of Stanisław August Poniatowski; until the Partitions of Poland, Parczew belonged to Lesser Poland’s Lublin Voivodeship, since 1815, it was part of Russian-controlled Congress Poland. In 1898, the rail line from Lublin, via Parczew, to Łuków was built, in the Second Polish Republic, the town had the population of 10,000. During World War II, Parczew was a center of anti-German resistance. In local forests, numerous Home Army and Armia Ludowa units operated.

On July 22, 1944, Parczew was freed by the Home Army, in the summer 1945, anti-Communist unit of Leon Taraszkiewicz attacked local Urzad Bezpieczenstwa prison. In 1955, Parczew County was created, in 2001, the town celebrated its 600th anniversary. Among points of interest there are: former synagogue, neo-Gothic Collegiate. An organized Jewish community existed in the town since the early 16th century. Just before the outbreak of World War II the Jewish community numbered 5,000, more than half of the town's population. During the German occupation of Poland the Jews were first confined to a ghetto crammed with inhabitants of neighbouring settlements as well. In the course of the Holocaust, on August 19, 1942 the Nazi German Reserve Police Battalion 101 aided by the Trawniki men rounded up and deported 3,000 Jews to Treblinka extermination camp; the battalion returned to Parczew with the same company of Hiwis in October 1942. There were 5,000 more Jews in the ghetto, they were massacred in a mass shooting action and deported, at which point the town was declared Judenfrei.

The Parczew partisans anti-Nazi fighter group operated in the forests around the town, which included Jewsih men and women who managed to escape the slaughter. After the war, Parczew was one of the few historic shtetls in which an attempt was made to re-establish the Jewish community. About 200 Jews were inhabiting the town by early 1946 until a pogrom was initiated by local anti-communist partisans in which three Jews were killed; as a result, the Jews fled to bigger cities. Parczew partisans Sławomir Nazaruk Media related to Parczew at Wikimedia Commons