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West Memphis, Arkansas
Welcome to West Memphis ...
The city of West Memphis is located in Crittenden County.
The location of West Memphis has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
A typical abbreviation for West Memphis: W. Memphis
From the Census Estimates for 2017, West Memphis has a population of 24,860 people<2> (see below for details).
West Memphis is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: West Memphis lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
West Memphis lies within the (870) area code.
The ZIP codes for West Memphis: 72301, 72303<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, West Memphis had a population of 26,245 people (which is 51.56% of the total population of Crittenden County). This makes West Memphis the county's most populous community.
The population of West Memphis represents 0.9% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 18th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 26,245 people, the population of West Memphis decreased 5.14% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 27,666 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, West Memphis had an population of 24,860 people. This is a decrease of 5.28% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.14% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for West Memphis.
Communities near West Memphis ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for West Memphis.
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 West Memphis:
Websites for West Memphis ...
Official Website: www.ci.west-memphis.ar.us/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Memphis ...
Looking for more information about West Memphis? 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 West Memphis, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for West Memphis.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for West Memphis: www.ci.west-memphis.ar.us/
The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 20 Feb 2019