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Time Zone: Ashley County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Hamburg is the Seat for Ashley County.

Ashley County was founded in 1848. Ashley was created by taking area from Drew and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Ashley had a population of 21,941 people. This is a decrease of 9.37% since the last Census (which gave a population of 24,209 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Ashley represented 0.91% of the total population of Arkansas, making it the state's 29th most populous county (out of 75 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201021,853-9.73%-0.4% since 2009
200921,941-9.37%-1.1% since 2008
200822,186-8.36%-0.32% since 2007
200024,209The Last Census

More information can be found on the Ashley County Census Page for Ashley County.


Below are some of the communities located in Ashley County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Ashley County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Crossett   5,4096,09711.28% decrease  
Hamburg   2,6763,03911.94% decrease  
Wilmot   69778611.32% decrease  
Portland   4975529.96% decrease  
Montrose   4925266.46% decrease  

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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