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Ashley County, Arkansas

US county information
NameAshley County
StateArkansas
SeatHamburg
Largest cityCrossett
US Area
Total Area939.08 sq mi (2432.2 km2)
Land Area921.15 sq mi (2385.8 km2)
Water Area17.93 sq mi (46.4 km2)
Population21853 (2010)
Density9.1/km2 (23.6/sq mi)
Named forChester Ashley, who represented Arkansas in the U.S. Senate.
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Ashley County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas, and was formed in 1848 from parts of Chicot, Drew and Union Counties. As of the 2010 census, the population was 21,853. The county seat is Hamburg. It is named for Chester Ashley. It is an alcohol prohibition or dry county.


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