The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Mena

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MENA, Ark., city and county-seat of Polk County, 85 miles south of Fort Smith, on the Kansas City Southern Railroad. It is the seat of Saint Joseph's Academy, contains a public library, a splendid park and is also of good repute as a summer resort. The lumber industry is the city's largest interest, although there is a good trade in cotton and fruit. The water-works are the property of the municipality. Pop. 3,953.