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Welcome to Helena - West Helena ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Helena - West Helena has a population of 10,701 people<1> (see below for details).

Helena - West Helena is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Helena - West Helena: (870)

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 total 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 ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Helena - West Helena and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Helena - West Helena. We make it easy to see an overhead 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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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The official website for State of Arkansas: www.arkansas.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Helena - West Helena. 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, 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 that we are using 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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