Sharp County, Arkansas

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Sharp County
Sherman Bates House in Hardy, Arkansas.
Sherman Bates House in Hardy, Arkansas.
Map of Arkansas highlighting Sharp County
Location within the U.S. state of Arkansas
Map of the United States highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 36°09′21″N 91°30′18″W / 36.155833333333°N 91.505°W / 36.155833333333; -91.505
Country United States
State Arkansas
FoundedJuly 18, 1868
SeatAsh Flat
Largest cityCherokee Village
Area
 • Total606 sq mi (1,570 km2)
 • Land604 sq mi (1,560 km2)
 • Water2.0 sq mi (5 km2)  0.3%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
17,157
 • Density29/sq mi (11/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st
Websitesharpcounty.arkansas.gov

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.