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

The community of Hot Springs is the Seat for Garland County.

Garland County was founded in 1873. Garland was created by taking area from Montgomery, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Garland had a population of 98,479 people. This is an increase of 11.82% since the last Census (which gave a population of 88,068 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Garland represented 3.29% of the total population of Arkansas, making it the state's 5th 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.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201096,024+9.03%-2.49% since 2009
200998,479+11.82%+0.8% since 2008
200897,700+10.94%+1.24% since 2007
200796,499+9.57% 
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200088,068The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Hot Springs   39,67635,75010.98% increase  
Mountain Pine   86877212.44% increase  
Fountain Lake   58240942.3% increase  
Lonsdale   13411813.56% increase  

Websites for Garland County

Official Website:   www.garlandcounty.org/

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Footnotes ...

<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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