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Welcome to Gentry ...

The city of Gentry is located in Northwest Arkansas.

Gentry is located in Benton County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Gentry has a population of 4,033 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Gentry.

The community of Gentry is 1,210 feet [369 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Gentry: (479)

The ZIP code for Gentry: 72734<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gentry had an population of 4,033 people. This is an increase of 27.71% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 86.28% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gentry had a population of 3,158 people. This makes Gentry the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Gentry represents 0.11% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 91st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,158 people, the population of Gentry increased 45.87% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,165 people).

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

Communities Also Named Gentry ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Arkansas communities named Gentry: This one is located in Benton County and the other is located in Pike County.

Beyond Arkansas, there are 9 communities that are also named Gentry - they are located in Alabama, Idaho, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, North Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Gentry ...

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

  • Bentonville [Benton County]
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    • Bentonville [Benton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Gentry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 57,537 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bentonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bentonville<6>
  • Bella Vista [Benton County]
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    • Bella Vista [Benton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Gentry
    • Estimated population in 2015: 27,999 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bella Vista
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bella Vista<6>
  • Centerton [Benton County]
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    • Centerton [Benton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Gentry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,736 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centerton<6>
  • Siloam Springs [Benton County]
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    • Siloam Springs [Benton County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Gentry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,611 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Siloam Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Siloam Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Siloam Springs<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lowell [Benton County]
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      • Lowell [Benton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Gentry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,876 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lowell have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lowell<6>
    • Farmington [Washington County]
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      • Farmington [Washington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Gentry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,569 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmington have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmington<6>
    • Tontitown [Washington County]
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      • Tontitown [Washington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Gentry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,065 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tontitown have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tontitown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tontitown<6>
    • Cave Springs [Benton County]
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      • Cave Springs [Benton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Gentry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,737 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cave Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cave Springs
    • Johnson [Washington County]
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      • Johnson [Washington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Gentry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,771 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johnson have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnson
    • Gravette [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gravette
      • Gravette [Benton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Gentry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,612 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gravette have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gravette
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gravette<6>

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 Gentry. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gentry.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gentry. 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 Gentry.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gentry. Our list includes 11 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Gentry.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gentry ...

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

Adding Gentry to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Gentry was on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1898).

We also found Gentry on a map titled Rand McNally Map (1909).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Gentry on our Genealogy Page.

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Arkansas

About Benton County

About Arkansas

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gentry. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gentry.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gentry - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Gentry). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Gentry or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gentry) 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 Gentry. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GentryOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gentry. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2676, Longitude: -94.4849    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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