Faulkner County is a county in central Arkansas. It is part of the Little Rock–North Little Rock–Conway Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2000 United States Census, the population was 86,014. The county covers 664 square miles, giving it a population density of 130 people/square mile. The county seat of Faulkner County is Conway, which houses the University of Central Arkansas, Hendrix College, and Central Baptist College.
Other cities in Faulkner County include Mayflower, Greenbrier, Quitman, and Holland. Although Faulkner County is a dry county, several businesses in Conway are obtaining club memberships in order to serve alcohol to legal patrons.