Place:Jefferson, Arkansas, United States

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Jefferson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. Its population was 77,435 at the 2010 United States Census. It is included in the Pine Bluff Metropolitan Statistical Area. Jefferson County's county seat and largest city is Pine Bluff. Jefferson County is Arkansas's 21st county, formed on November 2, 1829, from portions of Arkansas and Pulaski counties, and named for Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1829 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1829 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1830 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1830 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1830 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1837 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1890 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
1830 772
1840 2,566
1850 5,834
1860 14,971
1870 15,733
1880 22,386
1890 40,881
1900 40,972
1910 52,734
1920 60,330
1930 64,154
1940 65,101
1950 76,075
1960 81,373
1970 85,329
1980 90,718
1990 85,487

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