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Helena - West Helena, Arkansas

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Welcome to Helena - West Helena ...

The city of Helena - West Helena is located in Phillips County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Helena - West Helena has a population of 10,701 people<2> (see below for details).

Helena - West Helena is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Helena - West Helena is within the boundaries of the (870) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Helena - West Helena had a population of 12,282 people (which is 56.45% of the total population of Phillips County). This makes Helena - West Helena the county's most populous community.

The population of Helena - West Helena represents 0.42% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 32nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 12,282 people, the population of Helena - West Helena decreased 18.05% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 14,988 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Helena - West Helena had an population of 10,701 people. This is a decrease of 12.87% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 28.6% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Helena - West Helena.

Communities near Helena - West Helena ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Lakeview   [Map]   378   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lexa   [Map]   243   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Marianna   [Map]   3,571   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Marvell   [Map]   986   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Rondo   [Map]   169   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Coahoma (MS)   [Map]   335   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

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 Helena - West Helena. 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 Helena - West Helena. 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 Helena - West Helena.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Helena - West Helena:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Helena - West Helena ...

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

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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 Helena - West Helena.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Helena - West Helena - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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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- Helena - West Helena) 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 Helena - West Helena. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Helena - West Helena

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Helena - West Helena. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5312, Longitude: -90.6203     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Helena - West Helena have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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