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Welcome to Batesville ...

The city of Batesville is located in Independence County and is the County Seat for Independence County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Batesville has a population of 10,727 people<1> (see below for details).

Batesville was established in 1821.

The community of Batesville is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Batesville is within the (870) area code.

The ZIP codes for Batesville: 72501, 72503<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Batesville had a population of 10,248 people (or 27.96% of the total population of Independence County). This makes Batesville the county's most populous community.

The population of Batesville represents 0.35% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 37th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,248 people, the population of Batesville increased 8.5% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 9,445 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Batesville had an population of 10,727 people. This is an increase of 4.67% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.57% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Batesville ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2017
Cave City   [Map]   1,909   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Concord   [Map]   236   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cushman   [Map]   457   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Jacksonport   [Map]   202   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Magness   [Map]   211   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Mount Pleasant   [Map]   414   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Batesville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Batesville - they are located in Alabama, Georgia (2), Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas (2), Utah and Virginia.

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

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 Batesville. 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 Batesville. 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 Batesville. Our list includes 28 papers.

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

Websites for Batesville ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Batesville ...

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Batesville. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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

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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Batesville - 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 Batesville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Batesville 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 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Batesville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Batesville) 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 Batesville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Batesville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Batesville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7677, Longitude: -91.6225     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Batesville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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