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Black Oak, Arkansas
(Poinsett County)

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The location of Black Oak

Welcome to Black Oak ...

The town of Black Oak is located in Poinsett County.

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

Black Oak is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you leave Black Oak and travel east, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Black Oak is within the boundaries of the (870) area code.

Communities near Black Oak ...

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.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Cherry Valley   [Map]   600   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Earle   [Map]   2,244   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Harrisburg   [Map]   2,347   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Joiner   [Map]   521   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lepanto   [Map]   1,833   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Marked Tree   [Map]   2,501   N   5 miles [8 km]

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

Communities Also Named Black Oak ...

While we believe that this Black Oak is located in Poinsett County, we know of another 2 Arkansas communities named Black Oak. Those communities are located in the following counties: Craighead and Washington County.

Beyond Arkansas, there are 14 communities that are also named Black Oak - they are located in Alabama, California, Indiana (2), Maryland, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee (3), Texas and West Virginia.

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

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 Black Oak. 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 Black Oak. 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 Black Oak.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Black Oak ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Arkansas

About Poinsett County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Poinsett County:

The official website for State of Arkansas:

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 Black Oak - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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- Black Oak) 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 Black Oak. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Black Oak

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Black Oak. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4551, Longitude: -90.4132     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Black Oak have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Black Oak.

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