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Howard County, Arkansas

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Howard County
Howard County Courthouse in Nashville, Arkansas
Howard County Courthouse in Nashville, Arkansas
Map of Arkansas highlighting Howard County
Location within the U.S. state of Arkansas
Map of the United States highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 34°08′10″N 93°59′14″W / 34.136111111111°N 93.987222222222°W / 34.136111111111; -93.987222222222
Country United States
State Arkansas
FoundedApril 17, 1873
Largest cityNashville
 • Total595 sq mi (1,540 km2)
 • Land589 sq mi (1,530 km2)
 • Water6.8 sq mi (18 km2)  1.1%
 • Total12,785
 • Density21/sq mi (8.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)

Howard County is a county of the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2020 census, 12,785 people lived there.[1] The county seat is Nashville.[2] It was formed on April 17, 1873 from parts of Hempstead, Sevier, Polk, and Pike counties.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: Howard 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.
  3. Hutchinson, Frederick McAlpine (1947). The Hutchinson family of Laurens County, South Carolina, and descendants. Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center. Houston, Texas: A. Jones Press. p. 48.