Place:Pope, Arkansas, United States

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Pope County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of 2010, the population was 61,754. The county seat is Russellville. The county was formed on November 2, 1829, from a portion of Crawford County and named for John Pope, the third governor of the Arkansas Territory. It is an alcohol prohibition or dry county.

Pope County is part of the Russellville Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1828 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1829 County formed 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 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1844 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1857 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 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 1,483
1840 2,850
1850 4,710
1860 7,883
1870 8,386
1880 14,322
1890 19,458
1900 21,715
1910 24,527
1920 27,153
1930 26,547
1940 25,682
1950 23,291
1960 21,177
1970 28,607
1980 39,021
1990 45,883

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