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Academy, Arkansas

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Welcome to Academy ...

So far, we have found very little information about Academy. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Academy to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Academy, please Contact Us.

Academy would have been located within present day Hempstead County.

The location of Academy has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Academy is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Academy was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Academy still existed, it would have been in the (870) area code.

Communities near Academy ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Academy and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Blevins   [Map]   306   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Emmet   [Map]   460   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fulton   [Map]   195   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hope   [Map]   9,790   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mineral Springs   [Map]   1,166   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Murfreesboro   [Map]   1,554   N   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Academy.

Communities Also Named Academy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Academy - they are located in Alberta, California, Colorado, Georgia (3), Missouri, New Jersey, Nova Scotia, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota, Texas, Virginia and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Academy.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Academy. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Academy. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Academy.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Academy:

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Arkansas

About Hempstead County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Arkansas:

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Academy, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Academy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Academy) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Academy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8007, Longitude: -93.7335     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Academy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Academy.

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