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

The community of De Queen is the Seat for Sevier County.

Sevier County was founded in 1828 and was created by taking area from HempsteadCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Sevier had a population of 16,904 people. This is an increase of 7.28% since the last Census (which gave a population of 15,757 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Sevier represented 0.59% of the total population of Arkansas, making it the state's 50th 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
201017,058+8.26%+0.91% since 2009
200916,904+7.28%+1.36% since 2008
200816,677+5.84%+1.84% since 2007
200716,376+3.93% 
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200015,757The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
De Queen   6,2155,7657.81% increase  
Horatio   1,0509975.32% increase  
Lockesburg   7557116.19% increase  
Gillham   2041888.51% increase  
Ben Lomond   1351267.14% increase  

Websites for Sevier County

Official Website:   www.seviercounty-ar.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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