Van Buren County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of 2000, the population is 16,192. The county seat is Clinton. The county was formed on November 11, 1833 and named for Martin Van Buren, President of the United States, who was Vice President at the time of the county's formation and Arkansas's admission to the union. It is an alcohol prohibition or dry county.
Clinton is a city in Van Buren County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 2,283 at the 2000 census. The city is the county seat of Van Buren County. It was named for DeWitt Clinton, the New York governor who built the Erie Canal; he previously was also a U.S. Senator from New York.
Scotland, Arkansas is located in Southwestern Van Buren County, Arkansas, near the head of the South Fork of the Little Red River. The South Fork begins in the Ozark National Forest near Scotland in Van Buren County and flows into Greers Ferry Lake.