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Arkadelphia, Arkansas

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Welcome to Arkadelphia ...

The city of Arkadelphia is located in Clark County and is the County Seat for Clark County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Arkadelphia has a population of 10,793 people<1> (see below for details).

Arkadelphia is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Arkadelphia lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Arkadelphia is within the boundaries of the (870) area code.

The ZIP codes for Arkadelphia: 71923, 71998-71999<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Arkadelphia had a population of 10,714 people (or 46.59% of the total population of Clark County). This makes Arkadelphia the county's most populous community.

The population of Arkadelphia represents 0.37% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 35th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,714 people, the population of Arkadelphia decreased 1.81% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 10,912 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Arkadelphia had an population of 10,793 people. This is an increase of 0.74% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.09% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Arkadelphia.

Communities near Arkadelphia ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Arkadelphia and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2016
Bismarck   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Curtis   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Donaldson   [Map]   299   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Friendship   [Map]   188   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Griffithtown   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Gum Springs   [Map]   116   S   4 miles [6.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Arkadelphia.

Communities Also Named Arkadelphia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Arkadelphia - it's located in Alabama.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Arkadelphia.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Arkadelphia. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Arkadelphia. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Arkadelphia. Our list includes 12 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Arkadelphia:

Websites for Arkadelphia ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arkadelphia ...

Looking for more information about Arkadelphia? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Arkadelphia, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Arkadelphia.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Arkadelphia. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Arkadelphia.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arkadelphia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Arkadelphia). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Arkadelphia or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Arkadelphia includes: 71923, 71998 & 71999.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Arkadelphia. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Arkadelphia) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Arkadelphia. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Arkadelphia

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arkadelphia. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1244, Longitude: -93.0719     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Arkadelphia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Arkadelphia.