Arkansas County, Arkansas

county in Arkansas, United States

Arkansas County is a county of the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2020 census, the population was 17,149.[3] The county has two county seats, De Witt and Stuttgart.[4] Arkansas County was founded on December 13, 1813.

Arkansas County
Clockwise from top: a rice field on the Grand Prairie, the Yancopin Bridge over the Arkansas River, the Southern District Courthouse in DeWitt, the Northern District Courthouse in Stuttgart, Arkansas
Map of Arkansas highlighting Arkansas County
Location within the U.S. state of Arkansas
Map of the United States highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 34°16′27″N 91°23′02″W / 34.2742°N 91.3839°W / 34.2742; -91.3839
Country United States
State Arkansas
FoundedDecember 13, 1813[1]
Named forArkansas River
SeatStuttgart (north district);
De Witt (south district)
Largest cityStuttgart
 • Total1,033.79 sq mi (2,677.5 km2)
 • Land988.49 sq mi (2,560.2 km2)
 • Water45.30 sq mi (117.3 km2)  4.4%
 • Total17,149
 • Density17/sq mi (6.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)


  1. "Pictorial" (1890), p. 823.
  2. Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Transportation (2014-10-16). Arkansas County Polygons (SHP file) (Map). Arkansas GIS Office. Retrieved January 1, 2017.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "QuickFacts: Arkansas County, Arkansas". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  4. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.