hempstead County Courthouse

Hempstead County Facts

Population - Post Offices -

Created: December 15, 1818
Named for: Missouri Territory Congressional delegate Edward Hempstead
Parent county: Arkansas
Progeny: Howard, Lafayette, Little River, Nevada, Old Miller, Pike, Saline, Sevier, and Union
First county seats: home of John English and Washington
Current county seat: Hope
Notes: Birthplace of President Bill Clinton.