Van Buren, Arkansas

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Van Buren, Arkansas
City of Van Buren
Clockwise, from top: US 64/US 71B bridge over the Arkansas River, Van Buren Train Depot, Crawford County Bank Building, Main Street in the Van Buren Historic District, Crawford County Courthouse
Clockwise, from top: US 64/US 71B bridge over the Arkansas River, Van Buren Train Depot, Crawford County Bank Building, Main Street in the Van Buren Historic District, Crawford County Courthouse
Location of Van Buren in Crawford County, Arkansas.
Location of Van Buren in Crawford County, Arkansas.
Van Buren is located in the US
Van Buren
Van Buren
Coordinates: 35°26′40″N 94°20′48″W / 35.44444°N 94.34667°W / 35.44444; -94.34667Coordinates: 35°26′40″N 94°20′48″W / 35.44444°N 94.34667°W / 35.44444; -94.34667
Country United States
State Arkansas
CountyCrawford
Township(s)Dora, Van Buren
IncorporatedJanuary 4, 1845
Named forMartin Van Buren
Government
 • TypeMayor–Council
 • MayorBob Freeman (I)
 • Council
Area
 • City16.22 sq mi (42.01 km2)
 • Land15.37 sq mi (39.80 km2)
 • Water0.85 sq mi (2.21 km2)
Elevation
401 ft (122 m)
Population
 • City22,791
 • Estimate 
(2016)
23,367
 • Density1,520.50/sq mi (587.08/km2)
 • Metro
273,170 (Fort Smith metropolitan area)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code(s)
72956
Area code(s)479
FIPS code05-71480
GNIS feature ID0078647
Major airportFSM
Websitevanburencity.org

Van Buren is a city in Crawford County, Arkansas, in the United States. It is the county seat of Crawford County.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Van Buren". Arkansas Municipal League. 2016. Retrieved October 22, 2016.
  2. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 18, 2017.