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Askew, Arkansas

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Welcome to Askew ...

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

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

Askew would have been located within present day Lee County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Askew is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Askew would have been located in the (870) area code.

Communities near Askew ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Helena - West Helena   [Map]   10,701   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Helena   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Horseshoe Lake   [Map]   275   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hughes   [Map]   1,275   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lexa   [Map]   243   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Madison   [Map]   690   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Askew ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Askew - they are located in Florida, Mississippi and Texas.

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

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 Askew. 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 Askew. 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 Askew.

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

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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 Askew, 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 Askew - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Askew) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Askew. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7745, Longitude: -90.5509     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Askew 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 Askew.

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