Sharp County, Arkansas

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Sharp County, Arkansas
Sherman Bates House.JPG
Sherman Bates House in Hardy, Arkansas.
Location within Arkansas
Location within Arkansas
Map of the United States highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
FoundedJuly 18, 1868
SeatAsh Flat
Largest cityCherokee Village
 • Total606 sq mi (1,570 km2)
 • Land604 sq mi (1,564 km2)
 • Water2.0 sq mi (5 km2), 0.3%
Population (est.)
 • (2016)17,157
 • Density29/sq mi (11/km2)
Congressional district1st
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5

Sharp County is a county in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 17,264.[1] The county seat is Ash Flat.[2] The county was created on July 18, 1868, and named for Ephraim Sharp, a state legislator from the area.

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 19, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.