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Hempstead County, Arkansas

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Hempstead County
Hempstead County Courthouse
Hempstead County Courthouse
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′07″N 93°40′06″W / 33.7353°N 93.66844°W / 33.7353; -93.66844
Country United States
State Arkansas
FoundedDecember 15, 1818
Named forEdward Hempstead
Largest cityHope
 • Total741 sq mi (1,920 km2)
 • Land728 sq mi (1,890 km2)
 • Water14 sq mi (40 km2)  1.8%
 • Total20,065
 • Density27/sq mi (10/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)

Hempstead County is a county of the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2020 census, the population was 20,065.[1] The county seat is Hope.[2] It was founded on December 15, 1818.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: Hempstead County, Arkansas". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.