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Corning, Arkansas

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The location of Corning

Welcome to Corning ...

The city of Corning is located in Clay County and is the County Seat for Clay County.

The location of Corning has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Corning has a population of 3,138 people<2> (see below for details).

Corning is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Corning: (870)

The ZIP code for Corning: 72422<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Corning had a population of 3,377 people (or 21% of the total population of Clay County). This makes Corning the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Corning represents 0.12% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 85th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,377 people, the population of Corning decreased 8.21% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,679 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Corning had an population of 3,138 people. This is a decrease of 7.08% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.71% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Corning ...

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 drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Biggers   [Map]   334   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Knobel   [Map]   267   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lafe   [Map]   468   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Marmaduke   [Map]   1,242   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Maynard   [Map]   411   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Rector   [Map]   1,799   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Corning ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Corning - they are located in California, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, Tennessee and Wisconsin.

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

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 Corning. 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 Corning. 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 Corning. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Corning ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Arkansas

About Clay County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Corning. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Arkansas:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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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 Corning.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Corning - 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 Corning). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Corning 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. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Corning) 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 Corning. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Corning

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Corning. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4112, Longitude: -90.5873     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Corning have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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