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

The community of Hope is the Seat for Hempstead County.

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

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Hempstead had a population of 23,027 people. This is a decrease of 2.37% since the last Census (which gave a population of 23,587 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Hempstead represented 0.88% of the total population of Arkansas, making it the state's 31st 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
201022,609-4.15%-1.82% since 2009
200923,027-2.37%+0.25% since 2008
200822,969-2.62%-1.05% since 2007
200023,587The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Hope   10,38310,6162.19% decrease  
Emmet   42250616.6% decrease  
Blevins   3583651.92% decrease  
Perrytown   2502551.96% decrease  
Fulton   2372453.27% decrease  

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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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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