Hempstead County, Arkansas
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Hempstead County was named for Edward Hempstead, a Missouri congressman.
The county seat is located at Hope.
It is known as the Watermelon Capitol. A 195 pound watermelon was grown here in 1939. 
The 2000 population was 10,616.

Birthplace of Pres. Bill Clinton located at 117 South Hervey, Hope, Arkansas.
Clinton was born in this house on August 19, 1946.
(Source: Wikipedia.org)

Cities and Towns
Blevins * Fulton * Hope * McCaskill * McNab * Oakhaven * Ozan * Patmos * Perrytown * Washington

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Website Updates:
Feb 2018:  obit for JOHNSON.  Walker Family Record.  1850 Mortality Schedule
Nov 2017:  Crime news:  MAYBERRY, REED, JOHNSON, WILLIAMS.
Previous Updates:  1870 Mortality Schedule




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