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Welcome to Gould ...

The city of Gould is located in Lincoln County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Gould, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1907.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Gould has a population of 730 people<2> (see below for details).

Gould is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Gould is within the boundaries of the (870) area code.

The ZIP code for Gould: 71643<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gould had an population of 730 people. This is a decrease of 12.78% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 44.06% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gould had a population of 837 people (which is 5.92% of the total population of Lincoln County). This makes Gould the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Gould represents 0.03% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 206th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 837 people, the population of Gould decreased 35.86% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,305 people).

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

Communities Also Named Gould ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 15 communities that are also named Gould - they are located in Colorado, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Quebec, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas (3) and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Gould ...

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

  • Dumas
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Star City
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
  • Gillett
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
  • Grady
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
  • Mitchellville
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mitchellville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mitchellville
    • Mitchellville is located in Desha County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 327 people
  • Watson
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
  • Winchester
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winchester
    • Winchester is located in Drew County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 160 people
  • Varner
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Varner
    • Varner is located in Lincoln County
  • Meroney
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meroney
    • Meroney is located in Lincoln County
  • Pickens
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pickens have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pickens
    • Pickens is located in Desha County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gould ...

Looking for more information about Gould? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Gould, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Gould.

Adding Gould to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Gould 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 Gould was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Gould post office opened in 1907.

We also found Gould on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Arkansas (1956).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Gould.

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

The official website for State of Arkansas:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Lincoln, 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 Gould.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gould - 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 Gould). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Gould or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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