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(Craighead County)

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Welcome to Aetna ...

Aetna is located in Craighead County<1>.

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

Aetna is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Aetna lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Aetna is located in the (870) area code.

Communities Also Named Aetna ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Arkansas communities named Aetna: This one is located in Craighead County and the other is located in Sharp County.

Beyond Arkansas, there are 9 communities that are also named Aetna - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan and Tennessee (2).

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

Communities near Aetna ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Aetna.

  • Jonesboro [Craighead County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jonesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonesboro
    • Jonesboro [Craighead County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Aetna
    • Estimated population in 2018: 76,990 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonesboro<5>
  • Paragould [Greene County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paragould have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paragould
    • Paragould [Greene County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Aetna
    • Estimated population in 2018: 28,912 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paragould
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paragould<5>
  • Trumann [Poinsett County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trumann have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trumann
    • Trumann [Poinsett County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Aetna
    • Estimated population in 2018: 7,069 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trumann
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trumann<5>
  • Lake City [Craighead County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake City
    • Lake City [Craighead County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Aetna
    • Estimated population in 2018: 2,536 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake City<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bono [Craighead County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bono have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bono
      • Bono [Craighead County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Aetna
      • Estimated population in 2018: 2,415 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bono
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bono<5>
    • Bay [Craighead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bay
      • Bay [Craighead County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Aetna
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,804 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bay
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bay<5>
    • Leachville [Mississippi County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leachville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leachville
      • Leachville [Mississippi County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Aetna
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,741 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leachville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leachville<5>
    • Monette [Craighead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monette
      • Monette [Craighead County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Aetna
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,595 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monette
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monette<5>
    • Caraway [Craighead County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caraway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caraway
      • Caraway [Craighead County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Aetna
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,267 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caraway
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caraway<5>
    • Oak Grove Heights [Greene County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Grove Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Grove Heights
      • Oak Grove Heights [Greene County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Aetna
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,069 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Grove Heights

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Aetna. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Aetna.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Aetna. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Aetna.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Aetna. See our Newspapers Page for Aetna.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Aetna ...

Looking for more information about Aetna? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Aetna, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Aetna.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Craighead County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Aetna. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Craighead County: www.craigheadcounty.org/

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Craighead, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Aetna - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Aetna) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aetna. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9298, Longitude: -90.5548       In this case, the coordinates for Aetna have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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