Phillips County , Arkansas

Phillips County: County in Montana, United States

About

Phillips County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 21,757 and a population density of 2 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 17,299 inhabitants. Its county seat is Malta. The county was created 106 years ago in 1914.

Phillips County Quick Facts

Population : 17,299 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arkansas (United States)
Different from : Phillips County, Phillips County, Phillips County
Area : 13499 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.4%
Land as percent of area : 98.6%
Named for : Benjamin D. Phillips
Altitude : 167 feet / 51 meters
Capital : Malta
Establishment : January 01, 1915
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 07:25:22 (2nd December 2021)
Density : 1 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -25.77% (2010-2020)
Phillips County locator map
Location of Phillips County on Arkansas map.
Phillips County Courthouse Malta image
Phillips County Courthouse Malta
Phillips County Courthouse Malta image

Geography

Phillips County is located at 34°25'42"N 90°50'53"W (34.4282900, -90.8480200). It has 4 neighbors: Blaine County, Fergus County, Garfield County and Petroleum County.

Phillips County map

The largest city of Phillips County is Helena-West Helena with a population of 10,032. Other cities include, West Helena population 7,679, Marvell population 884, Elaine population 481 and Lexa population 230. See all Phillips County cities & populated places.

Phillips County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Helena-West Helena 10,032 City in Arkansas, United States
West Helena 7,679 City in Phillips County, Arkansas, United States of America
Marvell 884 City in Phillips County, Arkansas, United States
Elaine 481 City in Phillips County, Arkansas, United States of America
Lexa 230 City in Phillips County, Arkansas, United States

Phillips County has 4 neighbours.

  • Malta

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Phillips County decreased by 25.77% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 21,757 - census
2011 21,406 -1.64% estimation process
2012 20,736 -3.23% estimation process
2013 20,437 -1.46% estimation process
2014 19,952 -2.43% estimation process
2015 19,546 -2.08% estimation process
2016 19,050 -2.6% estimation process
2017 18,599 -2.42% estimation process
2018 18,054 -3.02% estimation process
2019 17,782 -1.53% estimation process
2020 17,299 -2.79% estimation process

Comte de Phillips, Comté de Phillips, Phillips

Local Places in Phillips County

People born in Phillips County (1)

American writer Judy Blunt was born in Phillips County

Other places with the same name (4)

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