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Welcome to Lexa ...

The town of Lexa is located in Phillips County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Lexa has a population of 243 people<2> (see below for details).

Lexa is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Lexa: (870)

The ZIP code for Lexa: 72355<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lexa had a population of 286 people. This makes Lexa the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 286 people, the population of Lexa decreased 13.6% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 331 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Lexa had an population of 243 people. This is a decrease of 15.03% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 26.59% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Lexa ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Lexa and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Helena - West Helena   [Map]   10,701   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Helena   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lakeview   [Map]   378   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Marianna   [Map]   3,571   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Marvell   [Map]   986   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Moro   [Map]   183   NW   18 miles [29 km]

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

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 Lexa. 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 Lexa. 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 Lexa.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lexa ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Arkansas

About Phillips County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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 Lexa.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lexa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5986, Longitude: -90.7523     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lexa have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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