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

The community of Magnolia is the Seat for Columbia County.

Columbia County was founded in 1852. Columbia was created by taking area from Lafayette, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Columbia had a population of 23,854 people. This is a decrease of 6.83% since the last Census (which gave a population of 25,603 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Columbia represented 0.96% of the total population of Arkansas, making it the state's 27th 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
201024,552-4.1%+2.93% since 2009
200923,854-6.83%-1.04% since 2008
200824,104-5.85%-0.84% since 2007
200025,603The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Magnolia   10,95110,8580.86% increase  
Waldo   1,4161,59411.17% decrease  
McNeil   6166626.95% decrease  
Taylor   5245667.42% decrease  
Emerson   3383595.85% decrease  

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Footnotes ...

<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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