Hempstead County, Arkansas

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Hempstead County, Arkansas
Hope May 2018 26 (Hempstead County Courthouse).jpg
Location within Arkansas
Location within Arkansas
Map of the United States highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
FoundedDecember 15, 1818
Named forEdward Hempstead
Largest cityHope
 • Total741 sq mi (1,919 km2)
 • Land728 sq mi (1,886 km2)
 • Water14 sq mi (36 km2), 1.8%
Population (est.)
 • (2016)21,974
 • Density31/sq mi (12/km2)
Congressional district4th
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5

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.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.