Largest Counties in Arkansas

Rank County Population County Seat Established Area (km2) Density
1 Pulaski County 382,737 Little Rock 1818 2,092 182.95
2 Benton County 221,328 Bentonville 1836 2,292 96.57
3 Washington County 203,054 Fayetteville 1828 2,465 82.37
4 Sebastian County 125,733 Fort Smith 1851 1,414 88.92
5 Faulkner County 113,226 Conway 1873 1,720 65.83
6 Saline County 107,107 Benton 1835 1,892 56.61
7 Craighead County 96,432 Jonesboro 1859 1,847 52.21
8 Garland County 96,013 Hot Springs 1873 1,903 50.45
9 Jefferson County 77,424 Pine Bluff 1829 2,366 32.72
10 White County 77,065 Searcy 1835 2,700 28.54
11 Lonoke County 68,345 Lonoke 1873 2,078 32.89
12 Crawford County 61,937 Van Buren 1820 1,565 39.58
13 Pope County 61,743 Russellville 1829 2,152 28.69
14 Crittenden County 50,891 Marion 1825 1,649 30.86
15 Mississippi County 46,469 Blytheville 1833 2,382 19.51
16 Miller County 43,451 Texarkana 1820 1,651 26.32
17 Greene County 42,079 Paragould 1833 1,501 28.03
18 Union County 41,628 El Dorado 1829 2,733 15.23
19 Baxter County 41,502 Mountain Home 1873 1,520 27.3
20 Boone County 36,892 Harrison 1869 1,559 23.66
21 Independence County 36,636 Batesville 1820 1,998 18.34
22 Hot Spring County 32,912 Malvern 1829 1,611 20.43
23 St. Francis County 28,247 Forrest City 1827 1,664 16.98
24 Carroll County 27,435 Berryville 1833 1,655 16.58
25 Ouachita County 26,109 Camden 1842 1,916 13.63
26 Cleburne County 25,959 Heber Springs 1883 1,533 16.93
27 Johnson County 25,529 Clarksville 1833 1,768 14.44
28 Poinsett County 24,572 Harrisburg 1838 1,977 12.43
29 Columbia County 24,541 Magnolia 1852 1,986 12.36
30 Clark County 22,984 Arkadelphia 1818 2,286 10.05
31 Hempstead County 22,598 Hope 1818 1,920 11.77
32 Logan County 22,342 Booneville 1871 1,895 11.79
33 Yell County 22,174 Dardanelle 1840 2,457 9.02
34 Ashley County 21,842 Hamburg 1848 2,432 8.98
35 Phillips County 21,746 Helena 1820 1,884 11.54
36 Conway County 21,262 Morrilton 1825 1,468 14.48
37 Polk County 20,651 Mena 1844 2,234 9.24
38 Arkansas County 19,008 Stuttgart 1813 2,678 7.1
39 Drew County 18,498 Monticello 1846 2,164 8.55
40 Franklin County 18,114 Ozark 1837 1,605 11.29
41 Jackson County 17,986 Newport 1829 1,661 10.83
42 Randolph County 17,958 Pocahontas 1835 1,699 10.57
43 Cross County 17,859 Wynne 1862 1,612 11.08
44 Grant County 17,842 Sheridan 1869 1,639 10.89
45 Lawrence County 17,404 Walnut Ridge 1815 1,534 11.35
46 Van Buren County 17,284 Clinton 1833 1,876 9.21
47 Sharp County 17,253 Ash Flat 1868 1,570 10.99
48 Sevier County 17,047 De Queen 1828 1,506 11.32
49 Marion County 16,642 Yellville 1835 1,659 10.03
50 Clay County 16,072 Piggott 1873 1,661 9.68
51 Madison County 15,706 Huntsville 1836 2,168 7.24
52 Lincoln County 14,123 Star City 1871 1,482 9.53
53 Howard County 13,778 Nashville 1873 1,542 8.94
54 Izard County 13,685 Melbourne 1825 1,513 9.04
55 Little River County 13,160 Ashdown 1867 1,463 9
56 Desha County 12,997 Arkansas City 1838 2,123 6.12
57 Stone County 12,383 Mountain View 1873 1,578 7.85
58 Fulton County 12,234 Salem 1842 1,607 7.61
59 Chicot County 11,789 Lake Village 1823 1,789 6.59
60 Bradley County 11,497 Warren 1840 1,695 6.78
61 Pike County 11,280 Murfreesboro 1833 1,590 7.09
62 Scott County 11,222 Waldron 1833 2,326 4.82
63 Perry County 10,434 Perryville 1840 1,452 7.19
64 Lee County 10,413 Marianna 1873 1,604 6.49
65 Montgomery County 9,476 Mount Ida 1842 2,073 4.57
66 Nevada County 8,986 Prescott 1871 1,608 5.59
67 Prairie County 8,704 Des Arc 1846 1,750 4.97
68 Cleveland County 8,678 Rison 1873 1,551 5.6
69 Newton County 8,319 Jasper 1842 2,132 3.9
70 Searcy County 8,184 Marshall 1838 1,731 4.73
71 Monroe County 8,138 Clarendon 1829 1,609 5.06
72 Dallas County 8,105 Fordyce 1845 1,731 4.68
73 Lafayette County 7,634 Lewisville 1827 1,412 5.41
74 Woodruff County 7,249 Augusta 1862 1,539 4.71
75 Calhoun County 5,357 Hampton 1850 1,638 3.27

Largest Counties in Arkansas

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