A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Mena ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Mena has a population of 5,488 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Mena.
Mena is 1,180 feet [360 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Mena lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Mena: (479)
The ZIP code for Mena: 71953<4>
Websites for Mena ...
Official Website: www.cityofmena.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mena had an population of 5,488 people. This is a decrease of 4.34% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.64% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Mena had a population of 5,737 people (or 27.77% of the total population of Polk County). This makes Mena the county's most populous community.
The population of Mena represents 0.2% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 56th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,737 people, the population of Mena increased 1.77% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,637 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Mena.
Communities Also Named Mena ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Mena - it's located in Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Mena.
Communities near Mena ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mena.
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 Mena. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mena.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mena. 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 Mena.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mena. Our list includes 14 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Mena.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mena ...
Looking for more information about Mena? 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 Mena, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Mena.
Adding Mena to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Mena 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 Mena was on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1898).
We also found Mena on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Arkansas (1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Mena on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Mena: www.cityofmena.org/
The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/
Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.
If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.
This page was last modified: 01 Aug 2022