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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<1>. A portion of Big Flat extends into Searcy County.

A typical abbreviation for Big Flat: Big Flt.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Big Flat has a population of 104 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Big Flat.

The community of Big Flat is 1,250 feet [381 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Big Flat lies within the (870) area code.

The ZIP code for Big Flat: 72617<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Big Flat had an population of 104 people. This is a decrease of 0.95% since the 2010 Census.

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 (which had a count of 104 people).

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

Adding Big Flat to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Big Flat in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Big Flat elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a William Bradley Map (1889).

We also found Big Flat mentioned in the book Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Big Flat on our Genealogy Page.

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.

Communities near Big Flat ...

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

  • Mountain View [Stone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain View
    • Mountain View [Stone County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Big Flat
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,863 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain View<6>
  • Gassville [Baxter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gassville
    • Gassville [Baxter County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Big Flat
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,158 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gassville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gassville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gassville<6>
  • Calico Rock [Izard County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calico Rock
    • Calico Rock [Izard County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Big Flat
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,746 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calico Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calico Rock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calico Rock<6>
  • Marshall [Searcy County]
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    • Marshall [Searcy County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Big Flat
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,336 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marshall have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marshall
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marshall<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Norfork [Baxter County]
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      • Norfork [Baxter County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Big Flat
      • Estimated population in 2019: 536 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norfork have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norfork
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norfork<6>
    • Salesville [Baxter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salesville
      • Salesville [Baxter County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Big Flat
      • Estimated population in 2019: 460 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salesville<6>
    • Leslie [Searcy County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leslie
      • Leslie [Searcy County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Big Flat
      • Estimated population in 2019: 415 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leslie have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leslie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leslie<6>
    • Briarcliff [Baxter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Briarcliff
      • Briarcliff [Baxter County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Big Flat
      • Estimated population in 2019: 240 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Briarcliff have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Briarcliff
    • Pineville [Izard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pineville
      • Pineville [Izard County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Big Flat
      • Estimated population in 2019: 223 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pineville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pineville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pineville<6>
    • Fifty-Six [Stone County]

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Big Flat. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Arkansas

About Baxter County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Baxter County: www.baxtercounty.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Baxter, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Big Flat.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Big Flat - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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).
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Big Flat) 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 Big Flat. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0051, Longitude: -92.4044    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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