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Sherwood, Arkansas

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The location of Sherwood

Welcome to Sherwood ...

The city of Sherwood is located in Pulaski County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Sherwood has a population of 31,081 people<2> (see below for details).

Sherwood is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Sherwood: (501)

The ZIP code for Sherwood: 72120<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sherwood had a population of 29,523 people (which is 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 total 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 (which 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 ...

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 if you drove.<5>.

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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Sherwood. 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 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 ...

Official Website:

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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Sherwood:

The official website for Pulaski County:

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 Sherwood.

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<3>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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<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 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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<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- Sherwood) 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 Sherwood. 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 Sherwood

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sherwood. The point we use 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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