Pine Bluff, Arkansas

Pine Bluff: The largest city in Jefferson County, Arkansas. It is located on the Arkansas River in the southeastern part of the state. Pine Bluff is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Pine Bluff Historical Society and the Pine Bluff Museum.


Pine Bluff is a city located in the county of Jefferson in the U.S. state of Arkansas. Its population at the 2010 census was 49,083. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 40,435 inhabitants.

The city was created 185 years ago in 1839.

Pine Bluff locator map
Location of Pine Bluff on Arkansas map.

Quick Facts about Pine Bluff

Population : 40,435 (2020)
Country : United States of America, United States of America, Confederate States of America
State : Arkansas (United States)
County : Jefferson County
Postal code : 71601–71603
Phone Area Codes : 870
Official name : City of Pine Bluff
Water as percent of area : 4.35%
Land as percent of area : 95.65%
Continent : North America
Altitude : 220 feet / 67 meters
Capital city : Pine Bluff is capital of Jefferson County
Establishment : January 01, 1839 (185 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone, UTC−06:00, UTC−05:00
Local time : 14:56:17 (28th May 2024)
Population growth : -21.39% (2010-2020)
Pine Bluff AR - main street and courthouse image
Pine Bluff AR - main street and courthouse
Pine Bluff AR - main street and courthouse image


Pine Bluff is located at 34°13'42"N 92°0'12"W (34.2284300, -92.0032000).

Pine Bluff map


According to census records, the population of Pine Bluff decreased by 21.39% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 49,083 - census
2011 48,037 -2.18% estimation process
2012 46,831 -2.58% estimation process
2013 45,810 -2.23% estimation process
2013 45,810 0% estimation process
2014 45,198 -1.35% estimation process
2015 44,802 -0.88% estimation process
2016 43,864 -2.14% estimation process
2017 43,091 -1.79% estimation process
2018 42,309 -1.85% estimation process
2018 42,309 0% estimation process
2019 41,474 -2.01% estimation process
2020 40,435 -2.57% estimation process

Pine Bluff zip code is 71601. County name: Jefferson, County fips: 05069

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People born in Pine Bluff (100)

People born in Pine Bluff, including basketball player Jeff Webster, United States admiral John Thach, actress Mary Mouser, .


  • Casey Bill Weldon (American country blues musician) he was born in 10/07/1909
  • Dallas Long (Athletics competitor, shot putter) he was born in 13/06/1940
  • Torii Hunter (baseball center fielder with the Detroit Tigers) he was born in 18/07/1975
  • Bill Carr (American sprinter) he was born in 24/10/1909
  • Freeman Harrison Owens (American inventor) he was born in 20/07/1890
  • Don Hutson (American football player and coach) he was born in 31/01/1913
  • Willie Roaf (American football player, offensive lineman) he was born in 18/04/1970
  • Charles Greene (American sprinter) he was born in 21/03/1945
  • Joe Barry Carroll (American basketball player) he was born in 24/07/1958
  • Les Spann (American guitarist) he was born in 23/05/1932
  • Jay Dickey (American politician (1939-2017)) he was born in 14/12/1939
  • Joseph Jarman (American jazz musician) he was born in 14/09/1937
  • Mary Ann Swenson (American bishop) she was born in 08/07/1947
  • Peggy Shannon (American actress) she was born in 10/01/1907
  • Richard Flournoy (American screenwriter and author) he was born in 11/03/1900
  • Camille Keaton (American actress) she was born in 20/07/1947
  • Fat Lever (American basketball player) he was born in 18/08/1960
  • Kay Linaker (American actress (1913-2008)) she was born in 13/07/1913

Schools in Pine Bluff

College & universities near Pine Bluff, AR

Code Name City ZIP
106412 University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Pine Bluff (AR) 71601

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Pine Bluff, AR

Code Name Address Type
LRK Little Rock Union Station 1400 West Markham Street RAIL
MVN Malvern station 200 East First St. RAIL
ARK Arkadelphia station 798 South 5th St. RAIL

Post offices near Pine Bluff

Post Office Name City ZIP
Pine Blu Post Office Pine Bluff (AR) 71601

Other cities in Jefferson County

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

City Name Population Title
White Hall 4,889 City in Arkansas, United States
Redfield 1,492 City in Arkansas, United States
Altheimer 793 City in Jefferson County, Arkansas, United States
Wabbaseka 213 Town in Jefferson County, Arkansas, United States
Sherrill 71 Town in Jefferson County, Arkansas, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Pine Bluff distances to largest Arkansas cities