The county of Hempstead is located in Arkansas and was founded in 1818. There are 21,974 residents in Hempstead who have access to courthouses in Hope. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Arkansas is part of the 8th federal circuit court as well.
There are 10,095 residents in Hope, which is 10.1 square miles and 351ft above sea level. It was settled in 1875 and is governed by a Council-Manager local government.