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Welcome to Charleston ...
The location of Charleston has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Charleston refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Charlestonian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Charleston has a population of 2,463 people<3> (see below for details).
Charleston is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Charleston lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Charleston: (479)
The ZIP code for Charleston: 72933<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Charleston had a population of 2,494 people (or 13.76% of the total population of Franklin County). This makes Charleston the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Charleston represents 0.09% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 106th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,494 people, the population of Charleston decreased 15.89% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,965 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Charleston had an population of 2,463 people. This is a decrease of 1.24% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.93% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Charleston.
Communities near Charleston ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Charleston.
Communities Also Named Charleston ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 44 communities that are also named Charleston - they are located in Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (2), Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nebraska, Nevada (2), New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York (2), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Utah, Washington and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Charleston.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Charleston:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Charleston ...
Looking for more information about Charleston? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Charleston, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Charleston.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 06 Mar 2019