Ashley County, Arkansas

county in Arkansas, United States

Ashley County is a county of the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2020 census, the population was 19,062.[2] The county seat is Hamburg.[3] It was formed in 1848.

Ashley County
Ashley County Courthouse in Hamburg
Ashley County Courthouse in Hamburg
Official seal of Ashley County
Map of Arkansas highlighting Ashley County
Location within the U.S. state of Arkansas
Map of the United States highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 33°12′32″N 91°47′43″W / 33.208888888889°N 91.795277777778°W / 33.208888888889; -91.795277777778
Country United States
State Arkansas
FoundedNovember 30, 1848
Named forChester Ashley
Largest cityCrossett
 • Total939.08[1] sq mi (1,511.31 km2)
 • Land921.15 sq mi (1,482.45 km2)
 • Water17.93 sq mi (28.86 km2)
 • Total19,062
 • Density33/sq mi (13/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)


  1. Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Transportation (October 16, 2014). Arkansas County Polygons (SHP file) (Map). Arkansas GIS Office. Retrieved March 20, 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "QuickFacts: Ashley County, Arkansas". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.