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Welcome to Barling ...

The city of Barling is located in Sebastian County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Barling has a population of 4,935 people<1> (see below for details).

Barling is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Barling is within the (479) area code.

The ZIP code for Barling: 72923<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Barling had a population of 4,649 people. This makes Barling the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Barling represents 0.16% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 68th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,649 people, the population of Barling increased 11.33% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 4,176 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Barling had an population of 4,935 people. This is an increase of 6.15% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.18% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Barling ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Barling and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Alma   [Map]   5,738   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Charleston   [Map]   2,463   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fort Smith   [Map]   88,037   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Greenwood   [Map]   9,405   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lavaca   [Map]   2,444   E   5 miles [8 km]
Van Buren   [Map]   23,509   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

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 Barling. 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 Barling. 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 Barling.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Barling ...

Looking for more information about Barling? 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 Barling, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Barling.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sebastian County: www.sebastiancountyonline.com/

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



Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Barling - 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 Barling). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Barling 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' distance starting from Barling. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Barling) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Barling. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Barling

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Barling. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3282, Longitude: -94.2796     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Barling have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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