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Welcome to Sherwood ...

The city of Sherwood is located in Pulaski County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Sherwood has a population of 31,081 people<1> (see below for details).

Sherwood is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Sherwood is within the (501) area code.

The ZIP code for Sherwood: 72120<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sherwood had a population of 29,523 people (or 7.71% of the total population of Pulaski County). This makes Sherwood the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Sherwood represents 1.01% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 14th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 29,523 people, the population of Sherwood increased 37.25% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 21,511 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Sherwood had an population of 31,081 people. This is an increase of 5.28% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 44.49% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Sherwood ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Sherwood and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Alexander   [Map]   3,057   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Austin   [Map]   3,282   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cabot   [Map]   26,141   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Little Rock   [Map]   198,606   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lonoke   [Map]   4,248   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Maumelle   [Map]   18,214   W   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Sherwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 53 communities that are also named Sherwood - they are located in Alabama (3), Arizona, California (2), Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Sherwood. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sherwood. 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 Sherwood.

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

Websites for Sherwood ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sherwood ...

Looking for more information about Sherwood? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Sherwood, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sherwood.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Sherwood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sherwood.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sherwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Sherwood). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sherwood or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Sherwood. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sherwood) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sherwood. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sherwood

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sherwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8354, Longitude: -92.2086     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sherwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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