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

The community of Russellville is the Seat for Pope County.

Pope County was founded in 1829 and was created by taking area from CrawfordCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Pope had a population of 60,214 people. This is an increase of 10.55% since the last Census (which gave a population of 54,469 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Pope represented 2.04% of the total population of Arkansas, making it the state's 11th 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
201061,754+13.37%+2.56% since 2009
200960,214+10.55%+0.74% since 2008
200859,772+9.74%+0.98% since 2007
200759,194+8.67% 
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200054,469The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Russellville   27,58823,68216.49% increase  
Atkins   2,9792,8783.51% increase  
Pottsville   2,8461,271123.9% increase  
Dover   1,4041,3295.64% increase  
London   1,05692514.16% increase  

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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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