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Welcome to Texarkana ...
When the people of Texarkana refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Texarkanian<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Texarkana has a population of 30,259 people<2> (see below for details).
Texarkana was founded in 1873.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Texarkana: The name Texarkana is a portmanteau<3> and it reflects the fact that the city straddles the Texas and Arkansas border and lies just north of the border of Louisiana.
The community of Texarkana is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Texarkana lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Texarkana: (870)
The ZIP code for Texarkana: 71854<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Texarkana had a population of 29,919 people (or 68.84% of the total population of Miller County). This makes Texarkana the county's most populous community.
The population of Texarkana represents 1.03% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 13th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 29,919 people, the population of Texarkana increased 13.12% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 26,448 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Texarkana had an population of 30,259 people. This is an increase of 1.14% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.41% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Texarkana.
Communities near Texarkana ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Texarkana and not the distance if you drove.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Texarkana.
Communities Also Named Texarkana ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Texarkana - it's located in Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Texarkana.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Texarkana:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Texarkana ...
Looking for more information about Texarkana? 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 Texarkana, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Texarkana.
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This page was last modified: 18 Dec 2018