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Welcome to Pottsville ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Pottsville has a population of 3,327 people<2> (see below for details).
While we don't have a date for the establishment of Pottsville, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated May 7, 1897.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Pottsville: Named after Kirkbride Potts.
In the past, Pottsville was named Pott's Inn and Pott's Station. For more information about the names of Pottsville, see The Names of Pottsville on our Genealogy Page.
Pottsville is 380 feet [116 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Pottsville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Pottsville: (479)
The ZIP code for Pottsville: 72858<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pottsville had an population of 3,327 people. This is an increase of 17.23% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 161.76% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Pottsville had a population of 2,838 people. This makes Pottsville the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Pottsville represents 0.1% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 97th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,838 people, the population of Pottsville increased 123.29% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,271 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Pottsville.
Adding Pottsville to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Pottsville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Pottsville elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a William Bradley Map (1889).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Pottsville on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Pottsville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Pottsville - they are located in Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Pottsville.
Communities near Pottsville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Pottsville.
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 Pottsville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pottsville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Pottsville. 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 Pottsville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pottsville. See our Newspapers Page for Pottsville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pottsville ...
Looking for more information about Pottsville? 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Pottsville, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Pottsville.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pottsville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 07 Jun 2021