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Ashdown, Arkansas

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Welcome to Ashdown ...

The city of Ashdown is located in Little River County and is the County Seat for Little River County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Ashdown has a population of 4,428 people<1> (see below for details).

Ashdown is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Ashdown: (870)

The ZIP code for Ashdown: 71822<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ashdown had a population of 4,723 people (which is 35.86% of the total population of Little River County). This makes Ashdown the county's most populous community.

The population of Ashdown represents 0.16% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 64th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,723 people, the population of Ashdown decreased 1.21% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,781 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Ashdown had an population of 4,428 people. This is a decrease of 6.25% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.38% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ashdown.

Communities near Ashdown ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2017
Foreman   [Map]   928   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mineral Springs   [Map]   1,166   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Texarkana   [Map]   30,259   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Wilton   [Map]   353   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hooks (TX)   [Map]   2,743   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Leary (TX)   [Map]   492   S   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Ashdown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Ashdown - they are located in Manitoba and Nevada.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ashdown. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ashdown. 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 Ashdown.

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

Websites for Ashdown ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashdown ...

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

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Ashdown. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ashdown.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ashdown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Ashdown). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ashdown or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Ashdown. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ashdown) 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 Ashdown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ashdown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashdown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6744, Longitude: -94.1266     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ashdown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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