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Conway, Arkansas

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Welcome to Conway ...

The city of Conway is located in Faulkner County and is the County Seat for Faulkner County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Conway has a population of 65,782 people<1> (see below for details).

Conway is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Conway: (501)

The ZIP codes for Conway: 72032-72033, 72035<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Conway had a population of 58,908 people (or 52.02% of the total population of Faulkner County). This makes Conway the county's most populous community.

The population of Conway represents 2.02% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 58,908 people, the population of Conway increased 36.47% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 43,167 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Conway had an population of 65,782 people. This is an increase of 11.67% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 52.39% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Conway ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Conway and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017
Greenbrier   [Map]   5,477   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Guy   [Map]   782   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Holland   [Map]   554   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Maumelle   [Map]   18,214   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mayflower   [Map]   2,471   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Morrilton   [Map]   6,647   W   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Conway ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 26 communities that are also named Conway - they are located in Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Washington.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Conway. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Conway. 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 Conway. Our list includes 23 papers.

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

Websites for Conway ...

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Conway ...

Looking for more information about Conway? 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 Conway, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Conway.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Arkansas

About Faulkner County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Conway:

The official website for State of Arkansas:

Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Conway - 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 Conway). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Conway or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Conway includes: 72032 & 72033.

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Conway. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0848, Longitude: -92.4540     [Map].

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