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Hector, Arkansas

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Welcome to Hector ...

The town of Hector is located in Pope County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Hector has a population of 467 people<1> (see below for details).

Hector is 720 feet [219 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Hector: (479)

The ZIP code for Hector: 72843<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hector had a population of 450 people. This makes Hector the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Hector represents 0.02% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 290th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 450 people, the population of Hector decreased 11.07% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 506 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Hector had an population of 467 people. This is an increase of 3.78% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.71% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Hector ...

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 if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Atkins   [Map]   3,038   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Center Valley   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Dardanelle   [Map]   4,560   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Dover   [Map]   1,407   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Jerusalem   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
London   [Map]   1,051   SW   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Hector ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Hector - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, California, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Minnesota, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

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

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 Hector. 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 Hector. 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 Hector.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hector ...

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

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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hector - 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 town (such as Hector). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hector 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hector) 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 Hector. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hector

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hector. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4664, Longitude: -92.9749     [Map].

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