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Welcome to Rector ...
The city of Rector is located in Clay County.
The location of Rector has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Rector has a population of 1,799 people<2> (see below for details).
Rector is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Rector lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Rector is located in the (870) area code.
The ZIP code for Rector: 72461<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Rector had a population of 1,977 people (or 12.29% of the total population of Clay County). This makes Rector the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Rector represents 0.07% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 135th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,977 people, the population of Rector decreased 1.98% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,017 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Rector had an population of 1,799 people. This is a decrease of 9% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.81% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Rector.
Communities near Rector ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Rector.
Communities Also Named Rector ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Rector - they are located in California, Missouri, New York and Pennsylvania.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Rector.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Rector:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rector ...
Looking for more information about Rector? 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 Rector, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Rector.
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This page was last modified: 05 Feb 2019