McGehee is a city in the U.S. state of Arkansas. It is part of Desha County 26 miles west of Monticello. It has a total land area of 6.76 square miles at 33°37′32″N 91°23′40″W. The elevation is 144 feet above sea level. As of the 2010 census data, it had a total population of 4,219 people. The population density was 574.72/sq mi. Recent job growth is positively increased by 1.90 percent. The average travel time is 27 minutes. It has Zip codes 71654 and 71666.