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Welcome to Vilonia ...

The city of Vilonia is located in Faulkner County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Vilonia has a population of 4,630 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Vilonia is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Vilonia is within the (501) area code.

The ZIP code for Vilonia: 72173<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Vilonia had an population of 4,630 people. This is an increase of 21.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 119.85% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Vilonia had a population of 3,815 people. This makes Vilonia the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Vilonia represents 0.13% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 80th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,815 people, the population of Vilonia increased 81.15% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,106 people).

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

Communities near Vilonia ...

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

  • Conway [Faulkner County]
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    • Conway [Faulkner County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Vilonia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 68,100 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conway<7>
  • Sherwood [Pulaski County]
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    • Sherwood [Pulaski County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Vilonia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,653 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sherwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sherwood<7>
  • Jacksonville [Pulaski County]
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    • Jacksonville [Pulaski County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Vilonia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,361 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jacksonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jacksonville<7>
  • Cabot [Lonoke County]
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    • Cabot [Lonoke County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Vilonia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,466 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cabot<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Maumelle [Pulaski County]
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      • Maumelle [Pulaski County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Vilonia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,242 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maumelle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maumelle<7>
    • Beebe [White County]
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      • Beebe [White County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Vilonia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,205 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beebe<7>
    • Greenbrier [Faulkner County]
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      • Greenbrier [Faulkner County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Vilonia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,782 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenbrier<7>
    • Ward [Lonoke County]
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      • Ward [Lonoke County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Vilonia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,486 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ward have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ward<7>
    • Austin [Lonoke County]
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      • Austin [Lonoke County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Vilonia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,504 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Austin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Mayflower [Faulkner County]
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      • Mayflower [Faulkner County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Vilonia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,410 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayflower<7>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Vilonia. See our Newspapers Page for Vilonia.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vilonia ...

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

Adding Vilonia to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Vilonia 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 Vilonia was on a map titled William Bradley Map (1889).

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

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Vilonia. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 Faulkner, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Vilonia.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Vilonia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Vilonia). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Vilonia or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Vilonia) 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 Vilonia. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ViloniaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vilonia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0818, Longitude: -92.2069       In this case, the coordinates for Vilonia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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