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Greers Ferry, Arkansas
Location of Greers Ferry in Cleburne County, Arkansas.
Location of Greers Ferry in Cleburne County, Arkansas.
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Cleburne
Area
 • Total 7.23 sq mi (18.72 km2)
 • Land 7.22 sq mi (18.69 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation
604 ft (184 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 821
 • Density 113.74/sq mi (43.92/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
72067
Area code(s) 501
FIPS code 05-28810
GNIS feature ID 0049672

Greers Ferry is a city in Cleburne County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 891 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Greers Ferry is located in western Cleburne County at 35°34′32″N 92°9′51″W / 35.57556°N 92.16417°W / 35.57556; -92.16417 (35.575588, -92.164042). It is situated on the east side of Greers Ferry Lake, overlooking The Narrows portion of the lake. Arkansas Highways 16 and 92 cross The Narrows, connecting the city of Greers Ferry with Higden on the west side of the lake. Highway 16, heading north, crosses the northern arm of the lake via the Edgemont Bridge, leading to Fairfield Bay.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Greers Ferry has a total area of 7.2 square miles (18.7 km2), of which 0.012 square miles (0.03 km2), or 0.14%, is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 389
1980 558 43.4%
1990 724 29.7%
2000 930 28.5%
2010 891 −4.2%
2020 821 −7.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Greers Ferry racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 761 92.69%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 5 0.61%
Native American 6 0.73%
Asian 1 0.12%
Other/Mixed 30 3.65%
Hispanic or Latino 18 2.19%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 821 people, 451 households, and 330 families residing in the city.

Education

Greers Ferry is home to the West Side School District, West Side Elementary School and West Side High School. The district encompasses more than 147.81 square miles (382.8 km2) of land that includes all or portions of the following communities in Cleburne and Van Buren counties: Edgemont, Greers Ferry, Higden and Prim.

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