Jackson County, Arkansas

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Jackson County, Arkansas
Jackson County Courthouse Newport AR.JPG
Jackson County Courthouse
Location within Arkansas
Location within Arkansas
Map of the United States highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
FoundedNovember 5, 1829
Named forAndrew Jackson
SeatNewport
Largest cityNewport
Area
 • Total642 sq mi (1,663 km2)
 • Land634 sq mi (1,642 km2)
 • Water7.6 sq mi (20 km2), 1.2%
Population (est.)
 • (2016)17,221
 • Density28/sq mi (11/km2)
Congressional district1st
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5
Websitewww.jacksoncountyar.org

Jackson County is a county of the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 17,997.[1] The county seat is Newport.[2] It was founded on November 5, 1829.

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 22, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.