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

The community of Nashville is the Seat for Howard County.

Howard County was founded in 1873. Howard was created by taking area from Pike, , and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Howard had a population of 14,291 people.

At the time of the 2000 Census, Howard represented 0.53% of the total population of Arkansas, making it the state's 53rd 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
201013,789-3.57%-3.51% since 2009
200014,300The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Nashville   4,8584,8780.41% decrease  
Mineral Springs   1,2831,2641.5% increase  
Dierks   1,2331,2300.24% increase  
Tollette   --324 

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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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