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Helena is a city in Phillips County, in the West Helena metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the daughter of settler Sylvanus Phillips
The latitude of Helena is 34.529N. The longitude is -90.591W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 197 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,817.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Helena demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Phillips 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 72390 ZIP code.
3% of Helena residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Helena ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Helena was $13,028, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Helena residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Helena include Beech Street Historic District, Cherry Street Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Helena, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $187. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $792.
Libraries in Helena include Phillips County Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Helena include Helena Daily World
Phillips County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Helena political report.
The average commute time for Helena workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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