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Welcome to Siloam Springs ...

The city of Siloam Springs is located in Northwest Arkansas.

Siloam Springs is located in Benton County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Siloam Springs: SY-loam<3>

A typical abbreviation for Siloam Springs: Siloam Spgs. (or less commonly used: Siloam Spngs. or Siloam Sprngs.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Siloam Springs has a population of 17,099 people<4> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Siloam Springs.

The community of Siloam Springs is 1,140 feet [347 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Siloam Springs lies within the (479) area code.

The ZIP code for Siloam Springs: 72761<6>

Websites for Siloam Springs ...

Official Website: www.siloamsprings.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Siloam Springs had an population of 17,099 people. This is an increase of 13.7% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 57.7% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Siloam Springs had a population of 15,039 people (or 6.79% of the total population of Benton County). This makes Siloam Springs the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Siloam Springs represents 0.52% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 28th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 15,039 people, the population of Siloam Springs increased 38.7% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 10,843 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Siloam Springs.

Communities Also Named Siloam Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Siloam Springs - they are located in Louisiana and Missouri (2).

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

Communities near Siloam Springs ...

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

  • Centerton [Benton County]
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    • Centerton [Benton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the northeast of Siloam Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,736 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centerton<8>
  • Farmington [Washington County]
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    • Farmington [Washington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the southeast of Siloam Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,569 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmington<8>
  • Prairie Grove [Washington County]
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    • Prairie Grove [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the southeast of Siloam Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,049 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prairie Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie Grove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prairie Grove<8>
  • Tontitown [Washington County]
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    • Tontitown [Washington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the east of Siloam Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,065 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tontitown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tontitown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tontitown<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cave Springs [Benton County]
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      • Cave Springs [Benton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the east of Siloam Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,737 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cave Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cave Springs
    • Gentry [Benton County]
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      • Gentry [Benton County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the northeast of Siloam Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,240 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gentry<8>
    • Gravette [Benton County]
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      • Gravette [Benton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the north of Siloam Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,612 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gravette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gravette
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gravette<8>
    • Elm Springs [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elm Springs
      • Elm Springs [Washington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the east of Siloam Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,609 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elm Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elm Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elm Springs<8>
    • Lincoln [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln
      • Lincoln [Washington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the south of Siloam Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,473 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincoln<8>
    • Decatur [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Decatur
      • Decatur [Benton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the north of Siloam Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,790 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Decatur
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Decatur<8>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Siloam Springs ...

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

Adding Siloam Springs to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Siloam Springs in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Siloam Springs was on a map titled William Bradley Map (1889).

We also found Siloam Springs in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Siloam Springs on our Genealogy Page.

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About Benton County

About Arkansas

The official website for Siloam Springs: www.siloamsprings.com/

The official website for Benton County: www.co.benton.ar.us/

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 Benton, 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 Siloam Springs. 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 Siloam Springs.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Siloam Springs - 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 Siloam Springs). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Siloam Springs 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Siloam Springs) 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 Siloam Springs. 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 Siloam SpringsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Siloam Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1836, Longitude: -94.5320       In this case, the coordinates for Siloam Springs 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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