Conway, city (1990 pop. 26,481), seat of Faulkner co., central Ark., in a farm and cotton area; inc. 1873. It is a trade and industrial center. Conway was settled (c.1865) near the site of a French trading post (c.1770). It is the seat of Hendrix College and the Univ. of Central Arkansas. Conway Reservoir offers excellent hunting and fishing.