Conway, Arkansas

Conway: The most populous city in Faulkner County, Arkansas. It is located on the Arkansas River in central Arkansas. Conway is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the University of Central Arkansas campus and the Conway Symphony Orchestra.


Conway is a city located in the county of Faulkner in the U.S. state of Arkansas. Its population at the 2010 census was 58,908. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 68,100 inhabitants.

The city was created 152 years ago in 1871.

Conway locator map
Location of Conway on Arkansas map.

Quick Facts about Conway

Population : 68,100 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arkansas (United States)
County : Faulkner County
Different from : Conway County
Postal code : 72032–72035
Phone Area Codes : 501
Water as percent of area : 0.54%
Land as percent of area : 99.46%
Altitude : 312 feet / 95 meters
Capital city : Conway is capital of Faulkner County
Establishment : January 01, 1872 (152 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 20:05:41 (29th February 2024)
Population growth : 13.5% (2010-2020)
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Conway is located at 35°5'19"N 92°26'32"W (35.0887000, -92.4421000).

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The population of Conway increased by 13.5% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 58,908 - census
2011 61,630 4.42% estimation process
2012 62,818 1.89% estimation process
2013 63,359 0.85% estimation process
2014 64,403 1.62% estimation process
2015 64,769 0.57% estimation process
2016 65,232 0.71% estimation process
2017 65,958 1.1% estimation process
2018 67,032 1.6% estimation process
2019 67,638 0.9% estimation process
2020 68,100 0.68% estimation process

Conway zip code is 72032. County name: Faulkner, County fips: 05045

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People born in Conway (31)

People born in Conway, including basketball player Archie Clark, politician Ray Thornton, football player Peyton Hillis, .


  • E. J. Harrison (professional golfer) he was born in 29/03/1910
  • Shekinna Stricklen (American basketball player) she was born in 30/07/1990
  • Amy Miles (American musician)
  • Ernie Ruple (American football player) he was born in 27/10/1945
  • Jeff McKnight (American baseball player) he was born in 18/02/1963
  • Ken Stephens (American football player and coach) he was born in 02/04/1931
  • Marvin Delph (American basketball player) he was born in 15/09/1956
  • Raymond Simon (American politician)
  • Robbie Wills (American politician) he was born in 27/05/1968
  • Samuel Barrett (anthropologist, linguist) he was born in 12/11/1879
  • Trey Junkin (American football player) he was born in 23/01/1961
  • Virginia Johnson (American politician) she was born in 21/01/1928
  • Joe T. Ford (American businessman) he was born in 24/06/1937
  • Jillian Grace (model) she was born in 20/12/1985
  • Everett Spruce (American painter) he was born in 01/01/1908
  • Dennis Milligan (American politician) he was born in 24/10/1957
  • Les Eaves (American businessman and politician) he was born in 27/06/1967
  • Hugh Avery Freeman (American entomologist) he was born in 07/10/1912

Schools in Conway

College & universities near Conway, AR

Code Name City ZIP
107080 Hendrix College Conway (AR) 72032-3080
106713 Central Baptist College Conway (AR) 72034
445540 Arthur's Beauty School Inc-Conway Conway (AR) 72032
106704 University of Central Arkansas Conway (AR) 72035-0001
107585 University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton Morrilton (AR) 72110

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Conway, AR

Code Name Address Type
LRK Little Rock Union Station 1400 West Markham Street RAIL
MVN Malvern station 200 East First St. RAIL

Post offices near Conway

Post Office Name City ZIP
Downtown Conway Post Office Conway (AR) 72032
Conway Post Office Conway (AR) 72034
Men Post Office Menifee (AR) 72107
Wooster Post Office Wooster (AR) 72181
Mayflower Post Office Mayflower (AR) 72106

Other places with the same name (12)

Other cities in Faulkner County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Faulkner County , AR.

City Name Population Title
Greenbrier 5,782 City in Arkansas, USA
Vilonia 4,725 City in Faulkner County, Arkansas, United States of America
Mayflower 2,410 City in Faulkner County, Arkansas, United States
Wooster 1,125 Human settlement in Faulkner County, Arkansas, United States of America
Guy 792 City in Faulkner County, Arkansas, United States
Enola 354 Town in Faulkner County, Arkansas, United States
Twin Groves 334 Human settlement in Faulkner County, Arkansas, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Conway distances to largest Arkansas cities