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Welcome to Clinton ...

The city of Clinton is located in the Arkansas Ozarks.

Clinton is located in Van Buren County and is the County Seat for Van Buren County.

When the people of Clinton refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Clintonian<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Clinton has a population of 2,518 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Clinton is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Clinton: (501)

The ZIP code for Clinton: 72031<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Clinton had a population of 2,602 people (or 15.04% of the total population of Van Buren County). This makes Clinton the county's most populous community.

The population of Clinton represents 0.09% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 102nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,602 people, the population of Clinton increased 13.97% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,283 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Clinton had an population of 2,518 people. This is a decrease of 3.23% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.29% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Clinton ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Clinton and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Damascus   [Map]   379   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fairfield Bay   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Green Tree   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Greers Ferry   [Map]   864   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Guy   [Map]   772   S   18 miles [29 km]
Higden   [Map]   116   E   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Clinton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 59 communities that are also named Clinton - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, California (2), Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey (3), New York (2), North Carolina (2), Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (6), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah (2), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

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 Clinton. 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 Clinton. 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 Clinton. Our list includes 7 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clinton ...

Looking for more information about Clinton? 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 Clinton, 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 Clinton.

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) Clinton. 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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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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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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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Clinton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Arkansas: www.arkansas.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Clinton refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Clinton may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Clinton.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clinton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 Clinton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Clinton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Clinton. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Clinton) 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 Clinton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Clinton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clinton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5808, Longitude: -92.4539     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Clinton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Clinton.