Hempstead County, Arkansas

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Hempstead County
Hempstead County Courthouse in Hope
Map of Arkansas highlighting Hempstead County
Location within the U.S. state of Arkansas
Map of the United States highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 33°44′37″N 93°39′49″W / 33.743611111111°N 93.663611111111°W / 33.743611111111; -93.663611111111
Country United States
State Arkansas
FoundedDecember 15, 1818
Named forEdward Hempstead
SeatHope
Largest cityHope
Area
 • Total741 sq mi (1,920 km2)
 • Land728 sq mi (1,890 km2)
 • Water14 sq mi (40 km2)  1.8%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
21,974
 • Density31/sq mi (12/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district4th
Websitewww.hempsteadcountyar.com

Hempstead County is a county of the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 22,609.[1] The county seat is Hope.[2] It was founded on December 15, 1818.

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 11, 2011. Retrieved May 21, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)