Place:Ashley, Arkansas, United States

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Ashley County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas, and was formed in 1848 from parts of Chicot, Drew and Union Counties. As of the 2010 census, the population was 21,853. The county seat is Hamburg. It is named for Chester Ashley. It is an alcohol prohibition or dry county.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1848 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1848 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1849 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1849 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1849 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1870 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1850 2,058
1860 8,590
1870 8,042
1880 10,156
1890 13,295
1900 19,734
1910 25,268
1920 23,410
1930 25,151
1940 26,785
1950 25,660
1960 24,220
1970 24,976
1980 26,538
1990 24,319

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