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West Point, Arkansas
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Welcome to West Point ...

The town of West Point is located in White County.

A typical abbreviation for West Point: W. Point

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, West Point has a population of 181 people<1> (see below for details).

West Point is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

West Point is within the boundaries of the (501) area code.

The ZIP code for West Point: 72178<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, West Point had a population of 185 people. This makes West Point the county's 15th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 185 people, the population of West Point increased 12.8% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 164 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, West Point had an population of 181 people. This is a decrease of 2.16% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.37% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for West Point.

Communities near West Point ...

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

Community   2017
Augusta   [Map]   1,986   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bald Knob   [Map]   2,881   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Beebe   [Map]   8,146   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Bradford   [Map]   744   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Des Arc   [Map]   1,630   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Higginson   [Map]   664   W   5 miles [8 km]

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

Communities Also Named West Point ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Arkansas communities named West Point: This one is located in White County and the other is located in Benton County.

Beyond Arkansas, there are 34 communities that are also named West Point - they are located in Alabama (3), California, Georgia (2), Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, South Dakota, Texas (2), Utah and Virginia.

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

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 West Point. 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 West Point. 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 West Point.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Point ...

Looking for more information about West Point? 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.

Looking for more information about West Point? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to West Point, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for West Point.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for West Point. 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 West Point.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Point. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2033, Longitude: -91.6098     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for West Point have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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