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

The community of Murfreesboro is the Seat for Pike County.

Pike County was founded in 1833. Pike was created by taking area from Clark and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Pike had a population of 10,627 people. This is a decrease of 5.98% since the last Census (which gave a population of 11,303 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Pike represented 0.42% of the total population of Arkansas, making it the state's 62nd 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
201011,291-0.11%+6.25% since 2009
200910,627-5.98%-0.72% since 2008
200810,704-5.3%-1.15% since 2007
200011,303The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Glenwood   1,9981,75114.11% increase  
Murfreesboro   1,6361,7647.26% decrease  
Delight   2873117.72% decrease  
Antoine   1451567.05% decrease  
Daisy   1121185.08% 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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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