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

The community of Pine Bluff is the Seat for Jefferson County.

Jefferson County was founded in 1829. Jefferson was created by taking area from Arkansas and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Jefferson had a population of 78,705 people. This is a decrease of 6.61% since the last Census (which gave a population of 84,278 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Jefferson represented 3.15% of the total population of Arkansas, making it the state's 7th 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
201077,435-8.12%-1.61% since 2009
200978,705-6.61%-0.52% since 2008
200879,117-6.12%-0.37% since 2007
200779,413-5.77% 
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200084,278The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Pine Bluff   50,38855,0858.53% decrease  
White Hall   5,1744,7329.34% increase  
Redfield   1,1901,1572.85% increase  
Altheimer   1,1091,1926.96% decrease  
Wabbaseka   2963238.36% decrease  

Websites for Jefferson County

Official Website:   www.jeffersoncountyark.com/

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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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