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Welcome to Searcy ...

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

The location of Searcy has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of Searcy: SIR-see<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Searcy has a population of 23,660 people<4> (see below for details).

Searcy was established in 1838.

The community of Searcy is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

The area code for Searcy: (501)

The ZIP codes for Searcy: 72143, 72145, 72149<6>

Websites for Searcy ...

Official Website: www.cityofsearcy.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Searcy had an population of 23,660 people. This is an increase of 3.51% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 25% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Searcy had a population of 22,858 people (or 29.66% of the total population of White County). This makes Searcy the county's most populous community.

The population of Searcy represents 0.78% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 21st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 22,858 people, the population of Searcy increased 20.76% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 18,928 people).

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

Communities Also Named Searcy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Searcy - they are located in Alabama, Louisiana and Texas.

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

Communities near Searcy ...

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

  • Beebe [White County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beebe
    • Beebe [White County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the southwest of Searcy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,168 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beebe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beebe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beebe<8>
  • Bald Knob [White County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bald Knob
    • Bald Knob [White County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the northeast of Searcy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,868 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bald Knob
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bald Knob<8>
  • McRae [White County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McRae
    • McRae [White County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the southwest of Searcy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 669 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McRae have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McRae
  • Pangburn [White County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pangburn
    • Pangburn [White County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northwest of Searcy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 579 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pangburn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pangburn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pangburn<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Garner [White County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garner
      • Garner [White County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the south of Searcy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 285 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garner<8>
    • Letona [White County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Letona
      • Letona [White County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the northwest of Searcy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 244 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Letona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Letona
    • Griffithville [White County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Griffithville
      • Griffithville [White County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the southeast of Searcy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 225 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Griffithville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Griffithville
    • Russell [White County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Russell
      • Russell [White County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the northeast of Searcy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 217 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Russell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Russell<8>
    • West Point [White County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Point
      • West Point [White County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the east of Searcy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 178 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Point
    • Georgetown [White County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgetown
      • Georgetown [White County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the southeast of Searcy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 132 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Searcy. Our list includes 22 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Searcy.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Searcy ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Arkansas

About White County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Searcy: www.cityofsearcy.org/

The official website for White County: www.whitecountyar.org/

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 White, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Searcy. 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.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Searcy.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Searcy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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 Searcy). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Searcy or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Searcy) 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 Searcy. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Searcy

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Searcy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2419, Longitude: -91.7351       In this case, the coordinates for Searcy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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