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Welcome to Ash Flat ...

The city of Ash Flat is primarily located in Sharp County<1> and is the County Seat for Sharp County. A portion of Ash Flat extends into Fulton County.

A typical abbreviation for Ash Flat: Ash Flt.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ash Flat has a population of 1,096 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Ash Flat.

Ash Flat is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Ash Flat is within the (870) area code.

The ZIP code for Ash Flat: 72513<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ash Flat had an population of 1,096 people. This is an increase of 1.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.18% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ash Flat had a population of 1,082 people (or 6.27% of the total population of Sharp County). This makes Ash Flat the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Ash Flat represents 0.04% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 183rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,082 people, the population of Ash Flat increased 10.75% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 977 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ash Flat.

Communities near Ash Flat ...

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

  • Cherokee Village [Fulton County]
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    • Cherokee Village [Fulton County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Ash Flat
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,654 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherokee Village
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cherokee Village<6>
  • Horseshoe Bend [Izard County]
  • Cave City [Sharp County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cave City
    • Cave City [Sharp County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Ash Flat
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,923 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cave City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cave City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cave City<6>
  • Salem [Fulton County]
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    • Salem [Fulton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Ash Flat
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,655 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Highland [Sharp County]
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      • Highland [Sharp County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Ash Flat
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,105 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highland have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highland
    • Mammoth Spring [Fulton County]
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      • Mammoth Spring [Fulton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Ash Flat
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 940 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mammoth Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mammoth Spring
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mammoth Spring<6>
    • Hardy [Sharp County]
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      • Hardy [Sharp County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Ash Flat
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 761 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hardy have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hardy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hardy<6>
    • Oxford [Izard County]
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      • Oxford [Izard County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Ash Flat
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 682 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
    • Ravenden [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ravenden
      • Ravenden [Lawrence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Ash Flat
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 446 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ravenden have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ravenden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ravenden<6>
    • Evening Shade [Sharp County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evening Shade
      • Evening Shade [Sharp County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Ash Flat
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 442 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evening Shade have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evening Shade
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Evening Shade<6>

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 Ash Flat. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ash Flat.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ash Flat. 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 Ash Flat.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ash Flat ...

Looking for more information about Ash Flat? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ash Flat, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ash Flat.

Adding Ash Flat to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ash Flat in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Ash Flat was on a map titled William Bradley Map (1889).

We also found Ash Flat in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ash Flat on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Arkansas

About Sharp County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sharp County: www.sharpcounty.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 Sharp, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ash Flat.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ash Flat - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Ash Flat). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ash Flat or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ash Flat) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ash Flat. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ash FlatOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ash Flat. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2240, Longitude: -91.6087    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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