Sheridan, AR


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Sheridan is the largest city and county seat in Grant County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 3,872 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Little Rock–North Little Rock–Conway Metropolitan Statistical Area. .
Robert W. Glover, a Missionary Baptist pastor who served in both houses of the Arkansas Legislature (1905-1912) from Sheridan, introduced in 1909 the resolution calling for the establishment of four state agricultural colleges.
From 1917 to 1934, the Missionary Baptist College operated in Sheridan. The revamped Missionary Baptist Seminary thereafter opened in Little Rock. Among those who attended Missionary Baptist College was the clergyman A. T. Powers, who served as president of the American Baptist Convention from 1957 to 1959.