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Kensett, Arkansas

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The location of Kensett

Welcome to Kensett ...

The city of Kensett is located in White County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Kensett has a population of 1,633 people<2> (see below for details).

Kensett is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Kensett: (501)

The ZIP code for Kensett: 72082<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kensett had a population of 1,648 people. This makes Kensett the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Kensett represents 0.06% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 150th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,648 people, the population of Kensett decreased 7.98% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,791 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Kensett had an population of 1,633 people. This is a decrease of 0.91% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.82% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Kensett ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Kensett and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Augusta   [Map]   1,986   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bald Knob   [Map]   2,881   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Beebe   [Map]   8,146   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bradford   [Map]   744   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Garner   [Map]   285   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Griffithville   [Map]   224   S   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Kensett ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Kensett - it's located in Iowa.

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

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 Kensett. 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 Kensett. 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 Kensett.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kensett ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About White County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Kensett.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kensett - 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 Kensett). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kensett 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Kensett) 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 Kensett. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Kensett

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kensett. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2350, Longitude: -91.6705     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kensett have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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