About This Place
Ravenden is a town in Lawrence County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 511 at the 2000 census.
Spring River flows near Ravenden. Spring River originates at Mammoth Spring, AR, its flow coming from a very large spring there. Spring River flows into Black River near Black Rock, AR.
U.S. Highway 63 runs through the town, as does the Burlington-Northern Railroad. The community building, still in use, was dedicated in 1960. Ray Ellis was mayor at that time. Also in 1960, the railroad agent for the Frisco Railroad (St. Louis-San Francisco Railroad) was Charles Roark. The Frisco was bought out by, and merged with, the Burlington-Northern Railroad in 1980.