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Goshen, Arkansas

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The location of Goshen

Welcome to Goshen ...

The town of Goshen is located in Northwest Arkansas.

Goshen is located in Washington County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Goshen has a population of 1,760 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Goshen is 1,130 feet [344 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Goshen is within the (479) area code.

The ZIP code for Goshen: 72735<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Goshen had a population of 1,071 people. This makes Goshen the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Goshen represents 0.04% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 185th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,071 people, the population of Goshen increased 42.42% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 752 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Goshen had an population of 1,760 people. This is an increase of 64.33% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 134.04% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Goshen ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Goshen and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Cave Springs   [Map]   4,432   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Elkins   [Map]   3,055   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Farmington   [Map]   6,893   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   85,257   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Johnson   [Map]   3,674   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lowell   [Map]   9,215   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Goshen ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 51 communities that are also named Goshen - they are located in Alabama (2), California, Connecticut (2), Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi (2), Missouri, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia (5), Ohio (2), Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas (3), Utah, Vermont (2), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

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 Goshen. 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 Goshen. 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 Goshen.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Goshen ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Goshen.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Goshen - 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 town (such as Goshen). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Goshen 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Goshen) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Goshen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1042, Longitude: -94.0037     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Goshen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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