Ashley County, Arkansas

Ashley County: County in Arkansas, United States


Ashley County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 21,853 and a population density of 9 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 19,339 inhabitants. Its county seat is Hamburg. The county was created 174 years ago in 1848.

Quick Facts about Ashley County

Population : 19,339 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arkansas (United States)
Area : 2432 km2
Named for : Chester Ashley
Altitude : 171 feet / 52 meters
Capital : Hamburg
Establishment : November 11, 1848
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 09:37:39 (5th December 2022)
Density : 8 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -13% (2010-2020)
Ashley County locator map
Location of Ashley County on Arkansas map.
Ashley county courthouse 001 image
Ashley county courthouse 001
Ashley county courthouse 001 image


Ashley County is located at 33°11'28"N 91°46'6"W (33.1912200, -91.7684500). It has 6 neighbors: Bradley County, Chicot County, Drew County, Union County, Morehouse Parish and Union Parish.

Ashley County map

The largest city of Ashley County is Crossett with a population of 4,701. Other cities include, Hamburg population 2,545, Sulphur Springs population 531, Wilmot population 483 and Portland population 382. See all Ashley County cities & populated places.

Ashley County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Ashley County.

City Name Population Title
Crossett 4,701 City in Arkansas, USA
North Crossett 3,119 Census designated place
Hamburg 2,545 City in Ashley County, Arkansas, United States
West Crossett 1,256 Census-designated place in Ashley County, Arkansas
Sulphur Springs 531 City in Benton County, Arkansas, United States
Wilmot 483 City in Ashley County, Arkansas, United States
Mount Pleasant 415 Town in Izard County, Arkansas
Portland 382 City in Arkansas, USA
Montrose 298 City in Arkansas, USA
Parkdale 250 City in Arkansas, USA
Fountain Hill 157 Human settlement in Ashley County, Arkansas, United States of America

Ashley County has 6 neighbours.

  • Hamburg


According to census records, the population of Ashley County decreased by 13% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 21,853 - census
2011 21,673 -0.83% estimation process
2012 21,515 -0.73% estimation process
2013 21,278 -1.11% estimation process
2014 20,956 -1.54% estimation process
2015 20,838 -0.57% estimation process
2016 20,530 -1.5% estimation process
2017 20,311 -1.08% estimation process
2018 20,012 -1.49% estimation process
2019 19,657 -1.81% estimation process
2020 19,339 -1.64% estimation process

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People born in Ashley County (2)

People born in Ashley County, including Arkansas lawyer and politician William Frank Norrell, football player Jessie Clark, .


Arkansas Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Pulaski County 392,980 County in Arkansas, United States
Benton County 288,774 County in Arkansas, United States
New Caledonia 287,800 Unincorporated community in Arkansas, United States
Washington County 243,216 County in Arkansas, United States
Little Rock 197,866 Capital and largest city of Arkansas
Sebastian County 127,590 County in Arkansas, United States
Faulkner County 126,919 County in Arkansas, United States
Saline County 123,968 County in Arkansas, United States
Craighead County 112,245 County in Arkansas, United States
Garland County 99,789 County in Arkansas, United States
Fayetteville 89,576 County seat of Washington County, Arkansas, United States
Fort Smith 87,764 City in Arkansas, USA
Springdale 81,115 City in Arkansas, United States
Jonesboro 79,859 County seat city in Craighead County, Arkansas, USA
White County 78,729 County in Arkansas, United States
Lonoke County 73,921 County in Arkansas, United States