Conway, Arkansas

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Conway, Arkansas
City of Conway
Part of Conway's Downtown
University of Central ArkansasHendrix College
Hendrix VillageDonaghey Hall
College of BusinessSouthwestern Energy Offices
Clockwise from top: Toad Suck Square, Hendrix College, Donaghey Hall, SWN Offices, College of Business, Hendrix Village, University of Central Arkansas
Official seal of Conway, Arkansas
Seal
Nickname(s): 
City of Colleges
Location of Conway in Faulkner County.
Location of Conway in Faulkner County.
Conway, Arkansas is located in Arkansas
Conway, Arkansas
Conway, Arkansas
Location of Conway in Arkansas and the United States
Conway, Arkansas is located in the United States
Conway, Arkansas
Conway, Arkansas
Conway, Arkansas (the United States)
Coordinates: 35°05′14″N 92°27′12″W / 35.08722°N 92.45333°W / 35.08722; -92.45333Coordinates: 35°05′14″N 92°27′12″W / 35.08722°N 92.45333°W / 35.08722; -92.45333
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Faulkner
MSACentral Arkansas
CSALittle Rock-North Little Rock
Founded1872
IncorporatedOctober 16, 1875
Government
 • TypeMayor-Council
 • MayorBart Castleberry (I)
 • City Council
Area
 • City46.19 sq mi (119.63 km2)
 • Land45.94 sq mi (118.98 km2)
 • Water0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)  0.54%
Elevation
312 ft (95 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • City58,908
 • Estimate 
(2016)
65,300
 • Rank7th in Arkansas
 • Density1,421.51/sq mi (548.85/km2)
 • Metro
734,622[4] (US: 76th)
 • CSA
905,847[5] (US: 60th)
Demonym(s)Conwegian
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
72032-72035
Area code501
FIPS code05-15190
GNIS feature ID0076661
Major airportClinton National Airport (LIT)
WebsiteCity of Conway

Conway is a city in the US state of Arkansas. 65,300 people live there and it is the 7th biggest city in its state. Most of its jobs are in technology, education, and retail. Its nickname is "City of Colleges" because three colleges are in it. It is home to the University of Central Arkansas and Hendrix College.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Office of the Mayor". City of Conway. Retrieved July 28, 2017.
  2. "City Council". City of Conway. Retrieved July 28, 2017.
  3. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 18, 2017.
  4. "Metropolitan Statistical Area". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved June 4, 2017.
  5. "Combined Statistical Area". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved June 4, 2017.