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A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada

Ward, Arkansas
(Lonoke County)

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Welcome to Ward ...

The city of Ward is located in Lonoke County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Ward has a population of 5,117 people<1> (see below for details).

Ward is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The ZIP code for Ward: 72176<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ward had a population of 4,067 people (which is 5.95% of the total population of Lonoke County). This makes Ward the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Ward represents 0.14% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 76th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,067 people, the population of Ward increased 57.64% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 2,580 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Ward had an population of 5,117 people. This is an increase of 25.82% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 98.33% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Ward ...

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

Community   2017
Beebe   [Map]   8,146   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Cabot   [Map]   26,141   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Carlisle   [Map]   2,182   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Enola   [Map]   346   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Higginson   [Map]   664   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   28,513   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Ward ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Arkansas communities named Ward: This one is located in Lonoke County and the other is located in Pulaski County.

Beyond Arkansas, there are 35 communities that are also named Ward - they are located in Alabama (2), Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Brunswick, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

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 Ward. 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 Ward. 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 Ward.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ward ...

Looking for more information about Ward? 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 Ward, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Ward.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding 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) Ward. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Ward.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ward - 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 Ward). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ward 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 Ward. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ward) 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 Ward. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ward

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ward. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0135, Longitude: -91.9574     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ward 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ward.


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