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

Jackson County was founded in 1829. Jackson was created by taking area from Lawrence and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Jackson had a population of 16,658 people. This is a decrease of 9.56% since the last Census (which gave a population of 18,418 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Jackson represented 0.69% of the total population of Arkansas, making it the state's 41st 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
201017,997-2.29%+8.04% since 2009
200916,658-9.56%-0.91% since 2008
200816,811-8.73%-1.34% since 2007
200018,418The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Newport   7,3417,8116.02% decrease  
Tuckerman   1,6031,7578.76% decrease  
Diaz   1,1221,28412.62% decrease  
Swifton   76687112.06% decrease  
Grubbs   38543812.1% decrease  

Websites for Jackson County

Official Website:   www.jacksoncountyar.org/

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

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