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Welcome to Lonoke ...

The city of Lonoke is located in Lonoke County<1> and is the County Seat for Lonoke County.

The pronunciation of Lonoke: LOW-noke<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lonoke has a population of 4,196 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Lonoke.

Lonoke is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Lonoke: (501)

The ZIP code for Lonoke: 72086<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lonoke had an population of 4,196 people. This is a decrease of 1.15% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.12% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lonoke had a population of 4,245 people (which is 6.21% of the total population of Lonoke County). This makes Lonoke the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Lonoke represents 0.15% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 73rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,245 people, the population of Lonoke has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,287 people).

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

Communities Also Named Lonoke ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Lonoke - they are located in California, Mississippi and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Lonoke ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lonoke.

  • Sherwood [Pulaski County]
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    • Sherwood [Pulaski County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Lonoke
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,653 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sherwood have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sherwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sherwood<8>
  • Jacksonville [Pulaski County]
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    • Jacksonville [Pulaski County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Lonoke
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,361 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jacksonville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacksonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jacksonville<8>
  • Cabot [Lonoke County]
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    • Cabot [Lonoke County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Lonoke
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,466 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cabot
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cabot<8>
  • Beebe [White County]
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    • Beebe [White County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Lonoke
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,205 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beebe have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beebe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beebe<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ward [Lonoke County]
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      • Ward [Lonoke County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Lonoke
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,486 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ward have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ward
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ward<8>
    • Austin [Lonoke County]
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      • Austin [Lonoke County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Lonoke
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,504 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Austin have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Austin
    • England [Lonoke County]
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      • England [Lonoke County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Lonoke
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,659 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for England have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on England
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for England<8>
    • Carlisle [Lonoke County]
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      • Carlisle [Lonoke County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the east of Lonoke
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,154 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carlisle have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carlisle<8>
    • Hazen [Prairie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazen
      • Hazen [Prairie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Lonoke
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,330 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazen<8>
    • Humnoke [Lonoke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Humnoke
      • Humnoke [Lonoke County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Lonoke
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 271 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Humnoke have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Humnoke
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Humnoke<8>

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 Lonoke. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lonoke.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lonoke. 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 Lonoke.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lonoke. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Lonoke.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lonoke ...

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

Adding Lonoke to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Lonoke in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Lonoke was on a map titled William Bradley Map (1889).

We also found Lonoke in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lonoke on our Genealogy Page.

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Lonoke, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Lonoke. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lonoke.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lonoke - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Lonoke). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lonoke or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lonoke) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lonoke. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LonokeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lonoke. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7840, Longitude: -91.9001    
<7>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.
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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