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Bates, Arkansas

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The location of Bates

Welcome to Bates ...

Bates is located in Scott County.

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

Bates is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Bates is within the (479) area code.

The ZIP code for Bates: 72924<3>

Communities near Bates ...

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 are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Hackett   [Map]   825   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hartford   [Map]   640   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Huntington   [Map]   624   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mansfield   [Map]   1,101   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Waldron   [Map]   3,406   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Heavener (OK)   [Map]   3,292   W   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Bates ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Bates - they are located in California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Manitoba, Michigan, Montana, New Mexico, New York (2), Ohio, Oregon (3), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas and Washington.

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

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 Bates. 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 Bates. 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 Bates.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bates ...

Looking for more information about Bates? 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.

Looking for more information about Bates? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Bates, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bates.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bates - 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 community (such as Bates). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bates 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. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bates) 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 Bates. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bates

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bates. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9082, Longitude: -94.3869     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bates 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 Bates.

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