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Ponca, Arkansas
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Ponca, Arkansas is located in Arkansas
Ponca, Arkansas
Ponca, Arkansas
Location in Arkansas
Ponca, Arkansas is located in the United States
Ponca, Arkansas
Ponca, Arkansas
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Newton
1,073 ft (327 m)
 • Total 117
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 870
GNIS feature ID 53673

Ponca is an unincorporated community in Newton County, Arkansas, United States. Ponca is located on Arkansas Highway 43, 10 miles (16 km) west of Jasper. Ponca has a post office with ZIP code 72670. Ponca is well known for its access to the Buffalo National River, which is a hub for naturalist as well as photography and hiking tourism. Ponca is also known for the regular sightings of elk, which reside in the Boxley Valley.


As of the census of 2000, there were 117 people, 34 households, all of which are family households. The population density was 7 people per square mile. The median age is 29.9. The US median is 37.2. 87.81% of people in Ponca, Arkansas were married. 0.00% are divorced. The average household size was 3.44 people. 44.12% of people married have children. The racial make up of the city was 99.0% White(Non-Hispanic White), 1.0% are Native American, 0.00% are Black, 0.00% are Asian.

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