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Widener, Arkansas

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The location of Widener

Welcome to Widener ...

The town of Widener is located in Saint Francis County.

The location of Widener has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Widener has a population of 251 people<2> (see below for details).

Widener is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Widener is within the boundaries of the (870) area code.

The ZIP code for Widener: 72394<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Widener had a population of 273 people. This makes Widener the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 273 people, the population of Widener decreased 18.51% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 335 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Widener had an population of 251 people. This is a decrease of 8.06% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 25.07% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Widener ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017
Anthonyville   [Map]   147   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Caldwell   [Map]   485   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Colt   [Map]   344   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Forrest City   [Map]   14,291   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Haynes   [Map]   128   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hughes   [Map]   1,275   E   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Widener. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Widener. 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 Widener.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Widener ...

Looking for more information about Widener? 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.

Looking for more information about Widener? 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.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Widener.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Widener - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 Widener). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Widener or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Widener) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Widener. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Widener

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Widener. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0221, Longitude: -90.6812     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Widener have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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