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

The community of Prescott is the Seat for Nevada County.

Nevada County was founded in 1871. Nevada was created by taking area from Columbia, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Nevada had a population of 9,164 people. This is a decrease of 7.95% since the last Census (which gave a population of 9,955 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Nevada represented 0.37% of the total population of Arkansas, making it the state's 66th 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
20108,997-9.62%-1.82% since 2009
20099,164-7.95%+0.16% since 2008
20089,149-8.1%-1.95% since 2007
20009,955The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Prescott   4,3293,68617.44% increase  
Rosston   20626522.26% decrease  
Willisville   14318823.94% decrease  
Bluff City   12115823.42% decrease  
Bodcaw   11815423.38% decrease  

Websites for Nevada County

Official Website:   www.co.nevada.ar.us/

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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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