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

The community of Hampton is the Seat for Calhoun County.

Calhoun County was founded in 1850. Calhoun was created by taking area from Dallas and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Calhoun had a population of 5,196 people. This is a decrease of 9.54% since the last Census (which gave a population of 5,744 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Calhoun represented 0.21% of the total population of Arkansas, making it the state's 75th 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
20105,368-6.55%+3.31% since 2009
20095,196-9.54%-2.4% since 2008
20085,324-7.31%-2.72% since 2007
20005,744The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Hampton   1,4061,57910.96% decrease  
Thornton   4695179.28% decrease  
Harrell   2652939.56% decrease  
Tinsman   68759.33% 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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