Ouachita County , Arkansas

Ouachita County: County in Arkansas, United States

Ouachita County locator map
Location of Ouachita County on Arkansas map.


Ouachita County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 26,120 and a population density of 14 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 23,167 inhabitants. Its county seat is Camden. The county was created 178 years ago in 1842.

Camden  Arkansas Courthouse image
Camden Arkansas Courthouse
Camden  Arkansas Courthouse image


Ouachita County is located at 33°35'36"N 92°52'55"W (33.5933600, -92.8819300). It has 6 neighbors: Calhoun County, Clark County, Columbia County, Dallas County, Nevada County and Union County.

Ouachita County map

The largest city of Ouachita County is Camden with a population of 10,638. Other cities include, Newport population 7,389, Bearden population 850, East Camden population 809 and Stephens population 779. See all Ouachita County cities & populated places.


Ouachita County forecast: A chance of rain showers before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%. more

Ouachita County Quick Facts

Population : 23,167 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arkansas (United States)
Different from : Ouachita Parish
Area : 1916 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.9%
Land as percent of area : 99.1%
Altitude : 164 feet / 50 meters
Capital : Camden
Establishment : November 11, 1842
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 06:20:03 (16th October 2021)
Density : 12 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -12.75% (2010-2020)
Weather : 70℉ Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Ouachita County has 6 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Ouachita County decreased by 12.75% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 26,120 - census
2011 25,737 -1.49% estimation process
2012 25,398 -1.33% estimation process
2013 24,948 -1.8% estimation process
2014 24,761 -0.76% estimation process
2015 24,316 -1.83% estimation process
2016 24,013 -1.26% estimation process
2017 23,817 -0.82% estimation process
2018 23,620 -0.83% estimation process
2019 23,382 -1.02% estimation process
2020 23,167 -0.93% estimation process

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People born in Ouachita County (2)

People born in Ouachita County, including recording artist; R&B singer Little Willie John, actress, director, producer, writer and editor Beth Brickell, you can see a list of people who born in Ouachita County.

Other places with the same name (1)

Ouachita County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Camden 10,638 County seat of Ouachita County, Arkansas, United States
Newport 7,389 City in Arkansas, USA
Bearden 850 City in Ouachita County, Arkansas, United States
East Camden 809 City in Ouachita County, Arkansas, United States
Stephens 779 City in Ouachita County, Arkansas, USA
Chidester 256 City in Ouachita County, Arkansas, United States of America
Louann 152 City in Ouachita County, Arkansas, United States of America

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