White County, Arkansas

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White County
White County Courthouse and Confederate monument in Searcy
White County Courthouse and Confederate monument in Searcy
Map of Arkansas highlighting White County
Location within the U.S. state of Arkansas
Map of the United States highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 35°15′21″N 91°44′05″W / 35.255833333333°N 91.734722222222°W / 35.255833333333; -91.734722222222
Country United States
State Arkansas
FoundedOctober 23, 1835
Named forHugh Lawson White
SeatSearcy
Largest citySearcy
Area
 • Total1,042 sq mi (2,700 km2)
 • Land1,035 sq mi (2,680 km2)
 • Water7.1 sq mi (18 km2)  0.7%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
79,263
 • Density75/sq mi (29/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district2nd
Websitewww.whitecountyar.org

White County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 77,076.[1] The county seat is Searcy.[2] It was founded on October 23, 1835.

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.