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Welcome to Big Fork ...

Big Fork is located in Polk County<1>.

Big Fork is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities Also Named Big Fork ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Big Fork - they are located in Kentucky, Ontario and Virginia.

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

Communities near Big Fork ...

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

  • Mena [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mena
    • Mena [Polk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Big Fork
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,490 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mena
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mena<4>
  • Mount Ida [Montgomery County]
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    • Mount Ida [Montgomery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of Big Fork
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,005 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Ida have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Ida
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Ida<4>
  • Norman [Montgomery County]
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    • Norman [Montgomery County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the east of Big Fork
    • Estimated population in 2019: 362 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norman have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Norman:
    • Womble
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norman<4>
  • Oden [Montgomery County]
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    • Oden [Montgomery County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Big Fork
    • Estimated population in 2019: 215 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oden<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Black Springs [Montgomery County]
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      • Black Springs [Montgomery County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Big Fork
      • Estimated population in 2019: 92 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Black Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Black Springs
    • Cox Spring [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cox Spring
      • Cox Spring [Montgomery County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Big Fork
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cox Spring
    • Board Camp [Polk County]
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      • Board Camp [Polk County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Big Fork
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Board Camp have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Board Camp
    • Athens [Howard County]
    • Langley [Pike County]
    • Dallas [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dallas
      • Dallas [Polk County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the west of Big Fork
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dallas

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Big Fork. 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 Fork.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Big Fork. See our Newspapers Page for Big Fork.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Big Fork ...

Looking for more information about Big Fork? 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 Big Fork, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Big Fork.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Polk, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Big Fork - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Big Fork) 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 Fork. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Big Fork

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Big Fork. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4865, Longitude: -93.9687    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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