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El Dorado, Arkansas
Welcome to El Dorado ...
The pronunciation of El Dorado: el doe-RAY-doe<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, El Dorado has a population of 18,030 people<2> (see below for details).
El Dorado is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: El Dorado lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
El Dorado lies within the (870) area code.
The ZIP codes for El Dorado: 71730-71731<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, El Dorado had a population of 18,884 people (or 45.35% of the total population of Union County). This makes El Dorado the county's most populous community.
The population of El Dorado represents 0.65% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 23rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 18,884 people, the population of El Dorado decreased 12.29% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 21,530 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, El Dorado had an population of 18,030 people. This is a decrease of 4.52% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.26% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for El Dorado.
Communities near El Dorado ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from El Dorado and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for El Dorado.
Communities Also Named El Dorado ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named El Dorado - they are located in California, Georgia, Indiana (2), Kansas, New Mexico, Texas (3) and Utah.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for El Dorado.
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 El Dorado:
Websites for El Dorado ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for El Dorado ...
Looking for more information about El Dorado? 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 El Dorado, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for El Dorado.
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The official website for El Dorado: www.eldoradoar.org/
The official website for Union County: www.co.union.ar.us/
The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019