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

Prairie County was founded in 1846. Prairie was created by taking area from Arkansas and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Prairie had a population of 8,582 people. This is a decrease of 10.03% since the last Census (which gave a population of 9,539 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Prairie represented 0.36% of the total population of Arkansas, making it the state's 67th 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
20108,715-8.64%+1.55% since 2009
20098,582-10.03%-0.87% since 2008
20088,657-9.25%-1.78% since 2007
20009,539The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Des Arc   1,7071,93311.69% decrease  
Hazen   1,4561,63711.06% decrease  
De Valls Bluff   69278311.62% decrease  
Fredonia   42447610.92% decrease  
Ulm   2012051.95% decrease  

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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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