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Russellville is a city in Pope County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Dr. T.J. Russell, resident.

The latitude of Russellville is 35.278N. The longitude is -93.133W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 348 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 24,719.


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Median household income
Local
$30,772
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Russellville demographic reports
Russellville is on the Arkansas River.
Local foods: Stoby's cheese dip
Local festivals include:
  • Pope County Fair - Sept. 11-15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Russellville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Dardanelle State Park, Holla Bend National Wildlife Refuge, Bona Dea Trails & Sanctuary
Colleges and universities: Arkansas Tech University
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Russellville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pope County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 72801 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

14% of Russellville residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Russellville ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Russellville was $16,315, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

25% of Russellville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Environment
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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Russellville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $332.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $697.


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Libraries in Russellville include Pope County Library System ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Russellville include Russellville Courier

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Pope County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Russellville political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Russellville workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Russellville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Russellville include Americas Best Value Inn Suites, Best Western, Econo Lodge Russellville, Fairfield Inn Russellville, Holiday Inn, Motel 6 Russellville, Russellville Days Inn, Super 8 Russellville.

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