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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

The location where Askew once stood is in the (870) area code.

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.

Communities near Askew ...

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

  • Helena - West Helena [Phillips County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Helena - West Helena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Helena - West Helena
    • Helena - West Helena [Phillips County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Askew
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helena - West Helena
  • West Helena [Phillips County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Helena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Helena
    • West Helena [Phillips County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south of Askew
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Helena
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Helena
  • Helena [Phillips County]
  • Marianna [Lee County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hughes [Saint Francis County]
    • Tunica [Tunica County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tunica have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tunica
      • Tunica [Tunica County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast of Askew
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tunica
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tunica
    • Madison [Saint Francis County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison
      • Madison [Saint Francis County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest of Askew
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison
    • Horseshoe Lake [Crittenden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horseshoe Lake
      • Horseshoe Lake [Crittenden County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast of Askew
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horseshoe Lake
    • Widener [Saint Francis County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Widener have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Widener
      • Widener [Saint Francis County] lies 18 miles [29 km] to the northwest of Askew
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Widener
    • Lexa [Phillips County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lexa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lexa
      • Lexa [Phillips County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest of Askew
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexa

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Askew.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Arkansas

About Lee County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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.
<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 Askew - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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       In this case, the coordinates for Askew have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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