Place:Washington, Arkansas, United States

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Washington County is a county located in the northwest part of the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of 2010, the population was 203,065. The county seat is Fayetteville. Washington County is Arkansas's 17th county, formed on October 17, 1828, and named for George Washington, the first President of the United States. Washington County is part of the Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1828 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 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1834 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1835 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1845 Marriage 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
1830 2,182
1840 7,148
1850 9,970
1860 14,673
1870 17,266
1880 23,844
1890 32,024
1900 34,256
1910 33,889
1920 35,468
1930 39,255
1940 41,114
1950 49,979
1960 55,797
1970 77,370
1980 100,494
1990 113,409

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