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Welcome to Kensett ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Kensett, you might consider that their post office opened in 1872.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Kensett has a population of 1,617 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
Kensett is within the (501) area code.
The ZIP code for Kensett: 72082<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kensett had an population of 1,617 people. This is a decrease of 1.88% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.72% since the 2000 Census).
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).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Kensett.
Communities Also Named Kensett ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Kensett - it's located in Iowa.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Kensett.
Communities near Kensett ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Kensett.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Kensett. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Kensett.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Kensett.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kensett. See our Newspapers 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.
Adding Kensett to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Kensett in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Kensett was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Kensett on a map titled William Bradley Map (1889).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Kensett.
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.
The official website for White County: www.whitecountyar.org/
The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 02 Oct 2023