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Russellville, Arkansas

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The location of Russellville

Welcome to Russellville ...

The city of Russellville is located in Pope County and is the County Seat for Pope County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Russellville has a population of 29,318 people<2> (see below for details).

Russellville is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Russellville is located in the (479) area code.

The ZIP codes for Russellville: 72801-72802, 72811-72812<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Russellville had a population of 27,920 people (or 45.21% of the total population of Pope County). This makes Russellville the county's most populous community.

The population of Russellville represents 0.96% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 16th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 27,920 people, the population of Russellville increased 17.9% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 23,682 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Russellville had an population of 29,318 people. This is an increase of 5.01% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 23.8% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Russellville ...

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 Russellville and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Atkins   [Map]   3,038   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Casa   [Map]   169   S   18 miles [29 km]
Center Valley   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Dover   [Map]   1,407   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hector   [Map]   467   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Knoxville   [Map]   761   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Russellville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 31 communities that are also named Russellville - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Missouri (3), New Brunswick, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont and West Virginia.

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

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 Russellville. 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 Russellville. 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 Russellville. Our list includes 22 papers.

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

Websites for Russellville ...

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Russellville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Arkansas

About Pope County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Russellville:

The official website for State of Arkansas:

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 Russellville.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Russellville - 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 city (such as Russellville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Russellville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Russellville includes: 72801, 72811 & 72812.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Russellville) 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 Russellville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Russellville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Russellville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2760, Longitude: -93.1384     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Russellville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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