Fort Smith Sebastian County, Arkansas

Fort Smith: City in Arkansas, USA

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Location of Fort Smith on Arkansas map.


Fort Smith is a city located in the county of Sebastian in the U.S. state of Arkansas. Its population at the 2010 census was 86,209. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 87,764 inhabitants.

The city was created 204 years ago in 1816.

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Fort Smith is located at 35°23'9"N 94°23'55"W (35.3859200, -94.3985500).

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Fort Smith forecast: Showers and thunderstorms likely after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. more

Fort Smith Quick Facts

Population : 87,764 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arkansas (United States)
County : Sebastian County
Postal code : 72902
Phone Area Codes : 479
Water as percent of area : 5.88%
Land as percent of area : 94.12%
Altitude : 4,629 feet / 1411 meters
Capital city : Fort Smith is capital of Sebastian County
Establishment : January 01, 1817 (204 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 10:38:07 (24th October 2021)
Population growth : 1.77% (2010-2020)
Weather : 81℉ Showers And Thunderstorms Likely 7-days weather


The population of Fort Smith increased by 1.77% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 86,209 - census
2011 87,205 1.14% estimation process
2012 87,624 0.48% estimation process
2013 87,385 -0.27% estimation process
2014 87,131 -0.29% estimation process
2015 87,677 0.62% estimation process
2016 87,561 -0.13% estimation process
2017 87,834 0.31% estimation process
2018 87,720 -0.13% estimation process
2019 87,891 0.19% estimation process
2020 87,764 -0.14% estimation process

Fort Smith zip code is 72901. County name: Sebastian, County fips: 05131

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Local Places in Fort Smith

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People born in Fort Smith (104)

People born in Fort Smith, including World War II Army colonel William Orlando Darby, trumpeter Abram Wilson, actor, playwright, director, and film and television producer Laurence Luckinbill, you can see a list of people who born in Fort Smith.

  • Anne W. Patterson (United States Department of State official and diplomat) she was born in 04/10/1949
  • Kimberly Foster (American actress) she was born in 06/07/1961
  • William S. Sessions (American judge (1930-2020)) he was born in 27/05/1930
  • Alphonse Trent (American musician) he was born in 24/08/1905
  • Joan Crawford (American basketball player) she was born in 22/08/1937
  • Marilyn Lloyd (American politician, activist (1929-2018)) she was born in 03/01/1929
  • Ron Brewer (American basketball player) he was born in 16/09/1955
  • Brett Goode (American football player) he was born in 02/11/1984
  • Craig Gentry (American baseball player) he was born in 29/11/1983
  • Charles M. Cooke, Jr. (United States admiral) he was born in 19/12/1886
  • Chuck Mayfield (American musician) he was born in 23/12/1934
  • Clifford S. Gardner (American mathematician) he was born in 14/01/1924
  • Eugene Feenberg (American physicist) he was born in 06/10/1906
  • Jerry Keller (American musician) he was born in 20/06/1937
  • Rudy Ray Moore (American comedian, singer, actor, and film producer, godfather of rap) he was born in 17/03/1927
  • Bryant Reeves (American basketball player) he was born in 08/06/1973
  • Scotty Robertson (American basketball player and coach) he was born in 01/02/1930
  • Brice Jones (American bicycle racer) he was born in 09/01/1979

Schools in Fort Smith

College & universities near Fort Smith, AR

Code Name City ZIP
106360 Arthur's Beauty College Inc-Fort Smith Fort Smith (AR) 72901-3342
107293 Academy of Salon and Spa Fort Smith (AR) 72901
108092 University of Arkansas-Fort Smith Fort Smith (AR) 72913-3649
480921 Designer Barber & Stylist School Ft Smith (AR) 72903-3753
488527 Arkansas Colleges of Health Education Fort Smith (AR) 72916-0366

Post offices near Fort Smith

Post Office Name City ZIP
Downtown Fort Smith Post Office Fort Smith (AR) 72901
Midland Fort Smith Post Office Fort Smith (AR) 72904
Arkoma Post Office Arkoma (OK) 74901
Gmf Fort Smith Post Office Fort Smith (AR) 72903
Downtown Van Buren Post Office Van Buren (AR) 72956

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Sebastian County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Sebastian County , AR.

City Name Population Title
Greenwood 8,952 City in Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States
Barling 5,064 City in Arkansas, USA
Lavaca 2,439 City in Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States of America
Mansfield 1,089 City in Scott and Sabastian counties in Arkansas, United States
Hackett 837 City in Arkansas, USA
Hartford 623 City in Arkansas, USA
Huntington 615 City in Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States
Bonanza 560 Town in Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States
Central City 497 Town in Arkansas, USA
Midland 322 Town in Arkansas

Distance to Other Cities

Fort Smith distances to largest Arkansas cities