West Helena is a city located in the western part of Helena-West Helena in the U.S. state of Arkansas. It is within Phillips County which consolidated on January 1, 2006. It has a total area of 4.4 square miles at 34°32′45″N 90°38′40″W. The elevation is 256 feet above sea level. As of the 2000 census data, it had a total population of 8,689. The population density was 1,956.6/sq mi. Estimated per capita income in 2016 was $15,815. It is using Zip code 72390.