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Welcome to Big Flat ...

The town of Big Flat is located in the Arkansas Ozarks.

Big Flat is primarily located in Baxter County. A portion of Big Flat extends into Searcy County.

A typical abbreviation for Big Flat: Big Flt.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Big Flat has a population of 103 people<1> (see below for details).

The community of Big Flat is 1,250 feet [381 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Big Flat is located in the (870) area code.

The ZIP code for Big Flat: 72617<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Big Flat had a population of 105 people. This makes Big Flat the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 105 people, the population of Big Flat has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 104 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Big Flat had an population of 103 people. This is a decrease of 1.9% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.96% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Big Flat.

Communities near Big Flat ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Big Flat and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2017
Briarcliff   [Map]   231   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Calico Rock   [Map]   1,760   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fifty-Six   [Map]   177   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gassville   [Map]   2,136   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Leslie   [Map]   415   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Marshall   [Map]   1,302   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Big Flat ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Big Flat - it's located in California.

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

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 Big Flat. 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 Big Flat. 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 Big Flat.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Big Flat ...

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

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) Big Flat. 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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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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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Big Flat - 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 town (such as Big Flat). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Big Flat 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 that stretches from Big Flat. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Big Flat) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Big Flat. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0055, Longitude: -92.4066     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Big Flat 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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