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
SeatNashville
Largest cityNashville
Area
 • Total595 sq mi (1,540 km2)
 • Land589 sq mi (1,530 km2)
 • Water6.8 sq mi (18 km2)  1.1%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
13,377
 • Density23/sq mi (9/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district4th

Howard County is a county of the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,789.[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. "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.
  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.