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Ashdown, Arkansas

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The location of Ashdown

Welcome to Ashdown ...

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

The location of Ashdown has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Ashdown has a population of 4,428 people<2> (see below for details).

Ashdown is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Ashdown is located in the (870) area code.

The ZIP code for Ashdown: 71822<4>

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 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 (with 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 ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ashdown. 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 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>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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<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 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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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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 we use 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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