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

Sebastian County was founded in 1838 and was created by taking area from MarionCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Sebastian had a population of 123,597 people. This is an increase of 7.41% since the last Census (which gave a population of 115,071 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Sebastian represented 4.3% of the total population of Arkansas, making it the state's 4th 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
2010125,744+9.28%+1.74% since 2009
2009123,597+7.41%+0.95% since 2008
2008122,436+6.4%+0.57% since 2007
2007121,741+5.8% 
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2000115,071The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Fort Smith   85,54780,2686.58% increase  
Greenwood   8,7567,11223.12% increase  
Barling   4,5444,1768.81% increase  
Lavaca   2,2251,82521.92% increase  
Hartford   7977723.24% increase  

Websites for Sebastian County

Official Website:   www.sebastiancountyonline.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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