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Welcome to Gateway ...

The town of Gateway is located in Northwest Arkansas.

Gateway is located in Benton County<1>.

The location of Gateway has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Gateway, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1939.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Gateway has a population of 478 people<3> (see below for details).

The community of Gateway is 1,570 feet [479 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Gateway is located in the (479) area code.

The ZIP code for Gateway: 72733<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gateway had an population of 478 people. This is an increase of 18.02% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 312.07% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gateway had a population of 405 people. This makes Gateway the county's 19th most populous community.

The population of Gateway represents 0.01% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 308th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 405 people, the population of Gateway increased 249.14% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 116 people).

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

Communities Also Named Gateway ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 17 communities that are also named Gateway - they are located in Alaska, British Columbia, California (2), Colorado (3), Florida (2), Georgia, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, Ontario, Oregon and Utah.

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

Communities near Gateway ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Gateway.

  • Rogers
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
  • Bentonville
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Bella Vista
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
  • Lowell
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lowell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lowell
    • Lowell is located in Benton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,876 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Lowell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lowell <6>
  • Pea Ridge
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pea Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pea Ridge
    • Pea Ridge is located in Benton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,452 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Pea Ridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pea Ridge <6>
  • Cassville
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cassville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cassville
    • Cassville is located in Barry County (MO)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,220 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Cassville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cassville <6>
  • Little Flock
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Flock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Flock
    • Little Flock is located in Benton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,812 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Little Flock
  • Eureka Springs
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eureka Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eureka Springs
    • Eureka Springs is located in Carroll County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,084 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Eureka Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eureka Springs <6>
  • Exeter
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
  • Avoca
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avoca
    • Avoca is located in Benton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 522 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Avoca

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Gateway. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gateway.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gateway. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Gateway.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gateway. See our Newspapers Page for Gateway.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gateway ...

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

Adding Gateway to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Gateway in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Gateway was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Gateway post office opened in 1939.

We also found Gateway mentioned on a train schedule titled Trailways Santa Fe Bus Time Table (July 1945).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Gateway.

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

The official website for Benton County: www.co.benton.ar.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Benton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gateway.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gateway - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 town (such as Gateway). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Gateway or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

 

 

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