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Time Zone: Clark County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Arkadelphia is the Seat for Clark County.

Clark County was founded in 1818 and was created by taking area from ArkansasCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Clark had a population of 23,835 people. This is an increase of 1.23% since the last Census (which gave a population of 23,546 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Clark represented 0.88% of the total population of Arkansas, making it the state's 32nd most populous county (out of 75 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201022,995-2.34%-3.52% since 2009
200923,835+1.23%-0.2% since 2008
200823,883+1.43%+0.84% since 2007
200023,546The Last Census

More information can be found on the Clark County Census Page for Clark County.


Below are some of the communities located in Clark County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Clark County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Arkadelphia   11,17710,9122.43% increase  
Gurdon   2,2522,2761.05% decrease  
Amity   7597620.39% decrease  
Caddo Valley   64556314.56% increase  
Gum Springs   1921941.03% decrease  

Websites for Clark County

Official Website:   www.clarkcountyarkansas.com/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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