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

The community of Ash Flat is the Seat for Sharp County.

Sharp County was founded in 1868 and was created by taking area from LawrenceCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Sharp had a population of 17,664 people. This is an increase of 3.18% since the last Census (which gave a population of 17,119 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Sharp represented 0.64% of the total population of Arkansas, making it the state's 46th 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
201017,264+0.85%-2.26% since 2009
200917,664+3.18%-0.13% since 2008
200817,687+3.32%-0.29% since 2007
200717,738+3.62% 
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200017,119The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Highland   1,08898610.34% increase  
Hardy   79557837.54% increase  
Evening Shade   4864654.52% increase  
Sidney   2842753.27% increase  
Williford   65633.17% increase  

Websites for Sharp County

Official Website:   www.sharpcounty.org

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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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