Place:Pike, Arkansas, United States

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Pike County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of 2010, the population was 11,291. The county seat is Murfreesboro. Pike County is Arkansas's 25th county, formed on November 1, 1833, and named for Lieutenant Zebulon Pike, the explorer who discovered Pikes Peak. It is an alcohol prohibition or dry county.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1833 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1880 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1895 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1895 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1895 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1895 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1840 969
1850 1,861
1860 4,025
1870 3,788
1880 6,345
1890 8,537
1900 10,301
1910 12,565
1920 12,397
1930 11,792
1940 11,786
1950 10,032
1960 7,864
1970 8,711
1980 10,373
1990 10,086

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