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Welcome to Huntington ...

The city of Huntington is located in Sebastian County.

When the people of Huntington refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Huntingtonian<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Huntington has a population of 624 people<2> (see below for details).

Huntington is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Huntington is located in the (479) area code.

The ZIP code for Huntington: 72940<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Huntington had a population of 635 people. This makes Huntington the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Huntington represents 0.02% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 240th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 635 people, the population of Huntington decreased 7.7% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 688 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Huntington had an population of 624 people. This is a decrease of 1.73% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.3% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Huntington ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Huntington and not the distance if you are driving it.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Barling   [Map]   4,935   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Booneville   [Map]   3,853   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Charleston   [Map]   2,463   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fort Smith   [Map]   88,037   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Greenwood   [Map]   9,405   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hackett   [Map]   825   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Huntington ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 44 communities that are also named Huntington - they are located in California (2), Connecticut, Florida (2), Georgia (4), Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Maryland (7), Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina (4), Texas (2), Utah, Vermont, Virginia (4), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Huntington. 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 Huntington. 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 Huntington. Our list includes 5 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Huntington ...

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Huntington. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Communities in Arkansas

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sebastian County: www.sebastiancountyonline.com/

The official website for State of Arkansas: www.arkansas.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Huntington refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Huntington may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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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 Huntington.

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

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

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Huntington. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Huntington) 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 Huntington. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Huntington

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Huntington. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0817, Longitude: -94.2663     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Huntington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Huntington.



 
 
 

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