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Greenwood, Arkansas
(Sebastian County)

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Welcome to Greenwood ...

The city of Greenwood is located in Sebastian County and is the County Seat for Sebastian County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Greenwood has a population of 9,405 people<1> (see below for details).

Greenwood is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Greenwood is located in the (479) area code.

The ZIP code for Greenwood: 72936<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Greenwood had a population of 8,952 people (or 7.12% of the total population of Sebastian County). This makes Greenwood the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Greenwood represents 0.31% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 43rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,952 people, the population of Greenwood increased 25.87% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,112 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Greenwood had an population of 9,405 people. This is an increase of 5.06% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 32.24% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Greenwood ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Alma   [Map]   5,738   N   18 miles [29 km]
Barling   [Map]   4,935   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Booneville   [Map]   3,853   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Charleston   [Map]   2,463   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fort Smith   [Map]   88,037   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lavaca   [Map]   2,444   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Greenwood ...

While we believe that this Greenwood is located in Sebastian County, we know of another 2 Arkansas communities named Greenwood. Those communities are located in the following counties: Crawford and Franklin County.

Beyond Arkansas, there are 120 communities that are also named Greenwood - they are located in Alabama (6), Arizona, British Columbia, California (5), Colorado (2), Delaware, Florida (2), Georgia (5), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana (4), Kansas (4), Kentucky (6), Louisiana (5), Maine (2), Maryland, Massachusetts (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New York (2), North Carolina (3), Nova Scotia (3), Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Pennsylvania (6), Rhode Island, South Carolina (3), South Dakota (2), Tennessee (8), Texas (5), Utah, Virginia (5), Washington (5), West Virginia (5) and Wisconsin (2).

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

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 Greenwood. 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 Greenwood. 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 Greenwood.

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

Websites for Greenwood ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Greenwood ...

Looking for more information about Greenwood? 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.

Looking for more information about Greenwood? 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 Greenwood, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Greenwood.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Arkansas

About Sebastian County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Greenwood:

The official website for Sebastian County:

The official website for State of Arkansas:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Greenwood.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Greenwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Greenwood). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Greenwood or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Greenwood) 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 Greenwood. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Greenwood

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Greenwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2169, Longitude: -94.2559     [Map].

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